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Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 11 May 1949

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asked the Minister of Food what are the present arrangements for the purchase of oranges in Spain and their distribution and sale in this country.

All our oranges are bought on Government account and are distributed throughout the country on a population basis at controlled prices. In the case of Spain, where the season is just ending, the purchase was negotiated with the Spanish fruit syndicate.