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Volume 463: debated on Thursday 14 April 1949

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asked the Minister of Food if, owing to the small supply of oranges available in the shops, he will remove all restrictions on the import and conditions of sale of oranges and thus ensure a plentiful supply to the public at reasonable prices.

The present shortage of oranges is only temporary. Shipments from South Africa have just started and during the summer we expect to have enough oranges to meet the demand.