Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Food

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  • Home-grown Wheat (Millers' Grists) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Food what percentage of home-grown wheat went into the millers' grists in the months of December, 1951, 1952 and 1953, respectively.

  • Surplus Potatoes (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Food whether he is aware that farmers still have large quantities of potatoes in possession and unsold from last season's crop; and what steps he is taking to ensure that...

  • Meat and Livestock Division (Deficiency Payments) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Food what steps he is taking to ensure that the staff of the meat and livestock division of his Department will be capable of dealing with the problems of deficiency...

  • Barley (12 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Food what steps he is taking in the interests of British growers of malting barley to ensure that malt for brewing beer is manufactured wholly from homegrown barley.

  • Butter (Price) (11 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Food whether he proposes to increase the price of butter sold by his Department after butter is derationed.

  • Pigs (Marketing) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Food whether he will make a statement on the policy of Her Majesty's Government about the marketing of pigs.

  • Imported Food (Preservatives) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Food what investigations have been made into the possible ill-effects of preservatives or insecticides used in foreign countries in respect of foodstuffs imported into this...

  • Spanish Oranges (Thiourea) (10 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Food what local authorities have now informed him of evidence of the thiourea contamination of oranges and of any legal action they are taking; if he has inquired how far...