Tinned Foods

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29 January 1959.

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Photo of Mr David Eccles Mr David Eccles , Chippenham 12:00, 29 January 1959

I was not aware of what the hon. Lady has just said, but I think that she should put her question to my right hon. Friend the Minister of Agriculture. It is the Ministry of Agriculture that is responsible for the composition of food. The Board of Trade's responsibility relates only to whether the description on the label is true or false.