§ 12. Sir THOMAS ROSBOTHAM
asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he can make any statement with regard to the appointment of the committee contemplated in Section 2 (3) of the Wheat Act, 1932, to consider the desirability of making any alteration in the standard price of wheat for the purposes of that Act?
§ Mr. ELLIOT
Yes, Sir. The following gentlemen have consented to serve on the committee which has been appointed by my right hon. Friends the Secretaries of State for the Home Department and for Scotland together with myself, as the Standard Price Committee under Section 2 (3) of the Wheat Act, 1932:
- Sir John Field Beale, K.B.E. (Chairman).
- Sir William Henry Peat, K.B.E., M.A., F.C.A.
- Mr. W. R. Smith.
§ The committee, after considering general economic conditions and the conditions affecting the agricultural industry, will report as to the desirability of making any alteration in the standard price of home-grown millable wheat.