HC Deb 06 June 1940 vol 361 cc989-90
40. Mr. Kenneth Lindsay

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry, of Food whether he is satisfied that fat cattle will be produced in adequate numbers, at the producers' prices fixed for the ensuing period?

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food (Mr. Boothby)

My noble Friends is engaged in consultation with my right hon. Friend the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries in revising the prices referred to, in the light of increased wages and costs of production.

Mr. Lindsay

Will my hon. Friend see that practical Scottish agriculturists are put on the food advisory committee.

Mr. Boothby

Yes, Sir, that is the object.