Skip to main content

Imported Foodstuffs

Volume 478: debated on Thursday 26 October 1950

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Minister of Agriculture if he will cause to be published a complete list of each and all of the official protests made to his Department since 1945, whether by letter or deputation or both, on behalf of the National Farmers' Union or other agricultural producer organisations on the subject of actual or proposed imports of foodstuffs from countries overseas.

Imports of foodstuffs are the responsibility of my right hon. Friend the Minister of Food. My Department has received from time to time both formal and informal protests on this subject from agricultural organisations, but I do not consider that it would serve any useful purpose to publish a complete list of all those for which particulars are still available.