While it is probable that some part of the grain referred to was millable wheat, it would not be possible to identify any wheat now held by consumers with that which was the subject of the case to which my hon. Friend refers. Therefore the last part of the Question does not arise. The answer to the second part of the Question is in the affirmative.
No firm or person is entitled to purchase or to receive more than his fair share of any commodity from the common pool, and it is known that these people have actually received and purchased tons and tons of wheat. Many of the persons concerned are prominent in that area. Is it not a breach of the Defence Regulations, and is some action not going to be taken right away?
This happened a very long time ago, and it would be difficult, if not impossible, to identify the wheat, but, if the hon. Member has any particular information which would lead the Department to suppose that it could be identified, I shall be glad to consider it.