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Rhubarb (Export)

Volume 462: debated on Tuesday 1 March 1949

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asked the President of the Board of Trade why his Department refused the application of Mr. Selwyn Wade for a licence to export rhubarb to a hard currency country.

My right hon. Friend the Minister of Food advised that in view of the inadequacy of present supplies he could not recommend the issue of an export licence for forced rhubarb.