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Barley Stocks, Langthorpe (Weevil)

Volume 466: debated on Thursday 7 July 1949

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75.

asked the Minister of Food what quantity of barley is stored at Langthorpe, near Boroughbridge; whether he has received any reports of weevil infestation of this barley; and what action he has taken.

The answer to the first part of the Question is 280 tons, and to the second, "Yes." As to the third, the barley has been treated and is being used at once.