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Sixty first annual report to Parliament on smallholdings in England

Annual report to Parliament summarising Secretary of State proceedings and those of local authorities in relation to smallholdings in England.

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Under section 59 of the Agriculture Act 1970, the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (now the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) is required to present an annual report to Parliament summarising for each financial year his/her proceedings and those of local authorities in relation to smallholdings in England. 

This continues the similar obligations imposed on the Minister of Agriculture by the Agriculture Act 1947. 

The report, for the year 1 April 2010 to 31 March 2011, is the sixty first annual report.