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Cocoa Stocks

Volume 437: debated on Monday 12 May 1947

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asked the Minister of Food what stocks of cocoa were held in this country on 1st January, 1945, 1946 and 1947, respectively.

How is it that it would not be in the public interest to reveal these figures for cocoa when the Minister gave exactly the figures for tea the other day?

I am not quite sure what the hon. Gentleman means. Does he suggest that I gave the figures for tea?

Tea stocks in this country? No, Sir, she said that we were concerned at the level of tea stocks.