Carrots (Price).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence. – in the House of Commons on 16th December 1941.

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Photo of Major Goronwy Owen Major Goronwy Owen , Caernarvonshire

Is my right hon. and gallant Friend aware that this time last year the farmer received 10s. a cwt. for his carrots and that the price to the consumer was the same as it is to-day, namely, 2d. and 2½d. a pound? Who receives the difference, and is this a typical example of Government marketing?