HC Deb 11 February 1915 vol 69 c707
48. Mr. DENMAN

asked the Prime Minister whether, having regard to the importance of maintaining in this country an abundant supply of food, the Government have invited any Oversea Dominion to take special measures to secure the greatest possible production of foodstuffs; and, if not, whether they will point out how valuable a service in our common cause could be performed by timely action in that direction?


I suggested in the autumn to the Governments of Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, that they should intimate to farmers that an increase in the area under wheat would be likely to be not only profitable to themselves, but advantageous to the Empire.

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