Agriculture Marketing Boards

Oral Answers to Questions — Hospitals – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22nd July 1954.

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Photo of Sir Waldron Smithers Sir Waldron Smithers , Orpington 12:00 am, 22nd July 1954

asked the Prime Minister whether he will include producer marketing boards set up under the Agricultural Marketing Acts, 1931–49, in the terms of reference of the Select Committee to be set up to examine the running of nationalised industries.

Photo of Mr Winston Churchill Mr Winston Churchill , Woodford

No, Sir. The problems, character and organisation of agriculture marketing boards are quite different from those of the nationalised industries.

Photo of Sir Waldron Smithers Sir Waldron Smithers , Orpington

Is the Prime Minister aware that the object of this Question is to prevent the spread of the Crichel Down disease?