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Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 11 May 1949

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asked the Minister of Food what items of imported food are included in the estimated amount of £41,600,000 by which it was originally estimated that the subsidies upon food in 1949–50 would increase.

The items of imported food upon which it was originally estimated that increased costs would be incurred were: wheat, flour, dried fruit, citrus fruit, meat (carcase and canned), butter, cheese, edible oils and oilseeds, tea.