Our Heritage In The Land by Harold Edward MooreOur Heritage In The Land by Harold Edward Moore

Our Heritage In The Land

byHarold Edward Moore

Paperback | February 6, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI WHAT IS TO BE DONE? We will now consider the action which should be taken to carry out the proposals herein contained. It will be seen that the scheme of Sir William Mather shows how, by the combined aid of the State and county councils, increased maintenance from the land can be gained by capable, independent workers. What is the action necessary to put in operation that scheme? It has been pointed out that both the Unemployed Workmen Act, 1905, and the Small Holdings Act, 1892, are defective. To make the first-named Act of practical benefit it is desirable to empower Distress Committees to obtain capital on loan from the State for the purpose of acquirement of farm training colonies, in those cases where they are likely to be self-supporting, as explained in Part I. of Sir William Mather's scheme. In order to encourage settlements of small holdings on the basis explained in Part II. of the scheme, it is necessary that the Small Holdings Act should be so amended as to allow county councils to put the Act into operation, in cases approved by them, without reference to the Local Government Board. An amendment of the Act should further provide that capital might be available for landowners wishing to assist such settlements on the basis named on page 29. Another amendment of the Act should provide for advances being made up to four-fifths the cost of buildings erected by co-operative bodies formed of occupiers of small holdings, who have secured land on a permanent title subject to an annual rent charge. With these amendments to existing Acts, county councils would be able to apply any of the proposals herein contained which they considered likely to assist those capable of earning a permanent livelihood from the land. In order to make land more ...
Title:Our Heritage In The LandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021724484X

ISBN - 13:9780217244848