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Volume 640: debated on Thursday 11 May 1961

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what information he has concerning falls in the price of barley during the last two or three weeks; and how much this is due to the dumping of barley in this country by France and by Russia.

The price of home-grown feed barley has fallen by at least 10s. per ton over the past two or three weeks. This is largely due to low-priced imports from a number of countries.