Linseed (Seed Distribution)

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th January 1948.

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Photo of Mr Jon Rankin Mr Jon Rankin , Glasgow Tradeston 12:00 am, 20th January 1948

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what arrangements he has made to distribute linseed seeds to farmers.

Photo of Mr Arthur Woodburn Mr Arthur Woodburn , Clackmannan and Eastern

Pedigreed linseed seed is being imported from Canada in sufficient quantity to meet estimated requirements for sowing in Great Britain in 1948. This seed will be distributed through the usual trade channels who do not anticipate any difficulty in meeting the Scottish demand.

Photo of Mr Jon Rankin Mr Jon Rankin , Glasgow Tradeston

Arising from that answer, will the right hon. Gentleman indicate exactly what arrangements are being made to distribute the seed?

Photo of Mr Arthur Woodburn Mr Arthur Woodburn , Clackmannan and Eastern

Through the ordinary merchants, a source well known to all people interested.