Conference.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture. – in the House of Commons on 27th January 1930.

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Photo of Mr George Bowyer Mr George Bowyer , Buckingham

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asked the Minister of Agriculture whether the agricultural policy of His Majesty's Government has been or is being placed before the Agricultural Conference now sitting?

Photo of Mr Noel Buxton Mr Noel Buxton , Norfolk Northern

It has been decided that the proceedings of the Agricultural Conference should be private, and in these circumstances I am not prepared to answer questions as to the matters before it.

Photo of Sir Kingsley Wood Sir Kingsley Wood , Woolwich West

Will the Minister explain why this Conference is being held in private, seeing that it is a matter of great public importance and especially as the right hon. Gentleman has not announced his policy?