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Tomatoes (Gift Consignments)

Volume 390: debated on Wednesday 2 June 1943

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he will amend the Emergency Powers (Defence) Railways (Transport of Tomatoes) Order, in respect of small quantities of tomatoes where the tomatoes to be consigned are not being consigned for sale?

Special provisions are being made to permit of the consignment by rail of gifts of tomatoes not exceeding one 14 lb. box to any one consignee. If my hon. Friend will indicate the nature of any amendment he has in mind my Noble Friend will be glad to consider it.