HC Deb 16 May 1906 vol 157 c479
MR. LANE-FOX (Yorkshire, W. R., Barkston Ash)

I beg to ask the hon. Member for South Somerset, as representing the President of the Board of Agriculture, whether the attention of the Board has been drawn to certain prosecutions for butter adulteration that have taken place in the West Riding of Yorkshire, and to certain evidence as to the cause of adulteration given therein; and whether the Board propose to take any steps to inquire into the facts in dispute.

SIR EDWARD STRACHEY (Somersetshire, S.)

The circumstances of the cases referred to have received our careful attention and we agree that further inquiry is desirable. We are in communication with the local authority on the subject.