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Dried Potatoes (Price)

Volume 441: debated on Wednesday 6 August 1947

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61.

asked the Minister of Food the price paid for imported dried potatoes, the tonnage imported and the price at which these are being sold to manufacturers of animal feedingstuffs.

As I have stated on previous occasions, I am not preparted to disclose the prices at which purchases are made on Government account. 5,937 tons of dried potatoes were imported and were sold to the feedingstuffs manufacturers at £12 5s. per ton, the price provided in the Feeding Stuffs (Maximum Prices) Order.