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Carrot Control

Volume 465: debated on Monday 30 May 1949

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asked the Minister of Food if he is now in position to make a statement on the termination of the carrot control.

No, Sir, I am not in a position to make a statement on the final termination of carrot control, but so far as the 1949 crop is concerned my right hon. Friend does not propose to control the price until the 1st November, and will not re-introduce licensing of traders.

Would the right hon. Lady consider retaining enough carrots to dangle in front of the electorate at the next Election?