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French And Dutch Carrots

Volume 531: debated on Monday 26 July 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is aware that recent importations of French and Dutch carrots are making it impossible for Scottish carrot growers to sell their produce; and whether he will take action.

My information does not bear out my hon. and gallant Friend's contention. I understand that supplies of French carrots are no longer available in Scotland, and that supplies of Dutch carrots are very limited. Scottish carrots were selling at the same price as French supplies, but few Scottish carrots are as yet in the market.

May we take it from that satisfactory reply that the position is now all right?