HC Deb 22 February 1932 vol 262 cc23-4
40. Mr. HURD

asked the Minister of Agriculture what action he proposes to take upon the representations he has received from local authorities as to the desirability, in the case of materials used for the spraying of potatoes and other crops, of the application of regulations similar to those in force for fertilisers and feeding stuffs?


My Department has been for some time past and still is in communication with representatives of the fruit growers and of the insecticides and fungicides manufacturers. I hope that these negotiations will lead to a measure of agreement as to the declaration of the minimum percentages of certain active constituents of the principal standard preparations.