HC Deb 19 December 1929 vol 233 c1626
71. Major CARVER

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will undertake, before giving effect to any decision to remove part or all of the present Sugar Duty, to make some arrangement which will permit refiners and wholesalers to carry sufficient stocks of sugar to meet normal requirements without fear of suffering financial loss and causing a possibility of a serious shortage in the supply of white sugar to the public?


My right hon. Friend has asked me to reply on his behalf. I must ask the hon. and gallant Member to await the statement referred to in the reply given to a question by the hon. Member for Sowerby (Mr. Tout) on the 12th December.

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