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Dairy Farmers (Allocation)

Volume 440: debated on Thursday 24 July 1947

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asked the Minister of Fuel and Power if he is aware that the allocation of fuel to dairy farmers is insufficient to enable them to meet their requirements for milk-sterilising purposes; and if the allocation can be increased.

No separate allocation of fuel is made to farmers for milk sterilising purposes and I am unaware of any shortage of fuel for this purpose. If the hon. Member has knowledge of any particular cases of difficulty, however, and will let me have details I will have these investigated.