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Vote 3 Agricultural And Food Services

Volume 656: debated on Monday 19 March 1962

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Resolved,

That a Supplementary sum, not exceeding £3,259,473, be granted to Her Majesty, to defray the charge which will come in course of payment during the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1962, by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, for grants, grants in aid and expenses in connection with agricultural and food services; including land drainage and rehabilitation of land damaged by flood and tempest; purchase, development and management of land, including land settlement and provision of smallholdings; services in connection with livestock, and compensation for slaughter of diseased animals; provision and operation of machinery; training and supplementary labour schemes; control of pests; education, research and advisory services; marketing; agricultural credits; horticulture; certain trading services; subscriptions to international organisations; and sundry other services including certain expenses in connection with civil defence.