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Soft Fruit (Distribution)

Volume 390: debated on Wednesday 30 June 1943

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food why, in certain district of the West Riding, such as Huddersfield and Halifax, there has been such a small supply of strawberries and gooseberries during the past few weeks as compared with many other districts; and what steps he proposes to take to meet this grievance?

As I have explained on previous occasions, the total supply of soft fruits such as strawberries and gooseberries is too small for even distribution to consumers throughout the country.