HC Deb 19 April 1937 vol 322 c1423
44. Mr. Lambert

asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of weeks' supply of wheat available for food in Great Britain on 31st March last or the latest available date?

Mr. Runciman

As I stated in reply to the hon. Member for Evesham (Mr. De la Bère) on 14th April, my information is that stocks of wheat and flour in this country are being maintained at the normal level of at least three months' supply.

Mr. Lambert

What is the normal level?

Mr. Runciman

The normal level is three months' supply.