Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies. – in the House of Commons on 10 March 1919.

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Photo of Mr Ronald McNeill Mr Ronald McNeill , Canterbury


asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Agriculture if he is aware that, owing to uncertainty as to the policy of the Government in regard to the future im- portation of hops, anxiety exists among hop-growers as to whether it is desirable to restore the hop acreage which was grubbed during the War, and generally as to the place which hops should take in agricultural arrangements for the future; and whether he will make a statement after consultation with the Board of Trade which may serve as a guide to hop growers in this respect?