asked the Minister of Food if he will publish a table showing the quantity of seed potatoes grown, separately, in England and Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland, and the quantity exported to countries outwith the United Kingdom in the years 1947, 1948 and 1949, with an estimate of the quantity grown and exports from each of these sources separately in 1950.
It is not possible to make an estimate of the quantity to be exported in 1950–51 as exports of most varieties are being made by private traders under open general licence. The
|Crop Year||Acreage of Certified Seed Potatoes||Tonnage of Seed Potatoes Exported*|
|England and Wales||Scotland||Northern Ireland||England and Wales||Scotland||Northern Ireland|
|* Based on Ministry of Food figures.|