Oral Answers to Questions — Potato Crop, Scotland (Harvesting)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 20th October 1942.

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Photo of Mr William Snadden Mr William Snadden , Kinross and Western

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is aware that farmers in the Blair Atholl district are unable to secure the help of Italian prisoners of war for potato lifting, although there is a large camp in that neighbourhood, and in view of the great importance of this crop, will he take steps to have these prisoners made available immediately?