Potato-Growing Subsidy.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies. – in the House of Commons on 20th May 1942.

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Photo of Mr Walter Higgs Mr Walter Higgs , Birmingham West

Is the Parliamentary Secretary aware that some of last year's crops of potatoes have not been lifted; that the growers have received £10 per acre; and that the potatoes are now being ploughed in? Does he consider that, if payment were made on a basis of production, it would stop that ramp?