HC Deb 30 April 1934 vol 289 c20
26. Sir P. HURD

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether, in view of the unprofitableness of egg production in this country, he will request the Re-organisation Commission to consider in their scheme of reorganisation of the industry proposals for a levy on imports and a deficiency payment on the lines of the Wheat Act.


My hon. Friend may be assured that the Reorganisation Commission will gladly consider any proposals within the scope of their wide terms of reference which are put to them or which seem to them likely to prove, beneficial to the egg and poultry industry.


Is this definite proposal now before them?


Obviously, the Government do not know from day to day what is before the Commission : the Commission regulates its own procedure and takes up what attitude it likes without the Government interfering.

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