HC Deb 10 April 1922 vol 153 cc1-2
1. Mr. DOYLE

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is in a position to give the quantity and value of the food stuffs still held by the Government, and when he is prepared to release the same with a view to the lowering of the cost of living, namely, bacon, cheese, meat, tinned goods, and other commodities; and what sum has been realised during the last 12 months by the Government sale of food stuffs?

The PRESIDENT of the BOARD of TRADE (Mr. Baldwin)

In reply to the first part of the question, I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer given to the right hon. Member for the Gorbals Division by the Financial Secretary to the Treasury on the 3rd April. In reply to the second part, I would refer him to the answer given to the hon. Member for Oxford by the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade on the 10th February.