HC Deb 05 October 1931 vol 257 c798
43. Lieut.-Colonel MOORE

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether steps are being taken by the Government to divert all surplus food supplies from the Dominions to this country so as to ensure that no shortage may take place here nor any increase in cost to the consumer?


Supplies of food are coming forward through the normal channels without difficulty, and there is no reason for Government action of the kind suggested.

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