Catalogue description Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Registered Files: Agricultural Land Commission (ALC Series)

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Reference: MAF 245
Title: Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Registered Files: Agricultural Land Commission (ALC Series)
Description:

Minutes, agenda and reports of meetings, and working files of the Agricultural Land Commission and the Welsh Agricultural Land Sub-commission. The series also includes two files concerning management and accounts at Crichel Down.

Date: 1919-1964
Related material:

Papers relating to the Welsh Agricultural Land Sub-commission will be found in Welsh Office series (BD).

For records relating to Crichel Down see MAF 236

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: ALC file series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Land Division I, Agricultural Land Commission, 1947-1953

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Land Division, Agricultural Land Commission, 1953-1955

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Land Division I, Agricultural Land Commission, 1955-1958

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Land Improvement Division, Agricultural Land Commission, 1958-1964

Physical description: 202 files and volumes
Access conditions: Open
Accumulation dates: 1947
Administrative / biographical background:

The Agricultural Land Commission was created under s68 of the Agriculture Act 1947, its function being to manage all farming land vested in the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, and to advise and assist him in matters relating to the management of agricultural land generally. It was dissolved in December 1963, when its functions were taken over by the Estate Management Committee of the ministry's Agricultural Land Service.

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