Eire Turkeys

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th November 1946.

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Photo of Sir Waldron Smithers Sir Waldron Smithers , Orpington 12:00 am, 27th November 1946

asked the Minister of Food why he has fixed a lower price for the purchase of turkeys from Eire than from other countries; and if he will remove price controls, and allow the normal channels of trade to operate.

Photo of Dr Edith Summerskill Dr Edith Summerskill , Fulham West

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply on these matters, given to the hon. Members for West Walthamstow (Mr. McEntee) and East Ealing (Sir F. Sanderson) on 18th November, of which I am sending him a copy.

Photo of Sir Waldron Smithers Sir Waldron Smithers , Orpington

Can the hon. Lady say whether preferential treatment has been given to Eire?