Policy.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture. – in the House of Commons at on 19 December 1938.

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Photo of Sir Francis Acland Sir Francis Acland , Cornwall Northern

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he would consider the advisability of summoning a conference of representatives of all political parties to explore, either in private or in public, the possibilities of finding the principles of a national policy for agriculture?

Photo of Mr William Morrison Mr William Morrison , Cirencester and Tewkesbury

There is ample opportunity for discussing the principles of agricultural policy in this House, and I do not feel that any useful purpose would be served at the present time by such a conference as is suggested by the right hon. Gentleman.

Photo of Sir Francis Acland Sir Francis Acland , Cornwall Northern

May I give my right hon. Friend notice that some of us will try to raise this matter, which is an important one, on Thursday?