§ 16. Mr. T. WILLIAMS
asked the President of the Board of Trade the price of Danish bacon per cwt. for the month of June in each of the last three years?
§ Mr. RUNCIMAN
According to information collected by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, the average price (wholesaler to retailer) in London of first quality Danish green bacon was 60s. 6d. per cwt. in June, 1931, 66s. in 182 June, 1932, and 77s. 6d. in June, 1933. The price of Danish smoked bacon was 8s. higher than green bacon in June, 1931, and 10s. higher in June, 1932 and 1933.
§ Lieut.-Commander AGNEW
Can the right hon. Gentleman say whether the price paid to British farmers for bacon pigs shows a corresponding rise?