Meat Purchases, Canada

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12 July 1948.

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Photo of Mr Derick Heathcoat-Amory Mr Derick Heathcoat-Amory , Tiverton 12:00, 12 July 1948

asked the Minister of Food whether purchases of meat from Canada by the United Kingdom are, at present, limited by availability of supplies or lack of dollars.

Photo of Dr Edith Summerskill Dr Edith Summerskill , Fulham West

Our supply of dollars is not sufficient to enable us to buy all the meat and bacon from Canada that she would be prepared to sell us.