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Potatoes

Volume 236: debated on Thursday 6 March 1930

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asked the Minister of Agriculture the total amount of potatoes exported abroad from England and Wales in the year 1929, and the total imports of potatoes into England and Wales for the same period?

Exports of potatoes shipped direct from ports in England and Wales during 1929 amounted to 1,621,864 cwts. Imports of potatoes into ports in England and Wales during the same period amounted to 5,666,341 cwts.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the total amount of potatoes exported to countries abroad from Scotland in the year 1929, and the total imports of potatoes into Scotland for the same period?

In 1929 the quantity of potatoes exported from Scottish ports was 21,452 tons and the quantity imported into Scottish ports was 2,033 tons.