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Polish Confectionery (Import)

Volume 465: debated on Monday 16 May 1949

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asked the Minister of Food the quantities of boiled sweets and other confectionery now being imported from Poland.

Under the trade agreement with Poland private imports of £60,000 worth of confectionery will be permitted during 1949.

If the Poles have the sugar to spare, should not we buy it from them, rather than manufactured sweets?

No, Sir, I think that in this case, and taking the agreement as a whole, this was a reasonable arrangement.