§ 43. Sir A. Baillie
asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he has yet been able to form any estimate of the probable size of the plum and current crops this year in Kent and other fruit-growing counties; and whether he is satisfied that adequate arrangements have been made to ensure their distribution and preservation without waste?
§ Mr. T. Williams
The Ministry has received from its inspectors estimates of the prospects of the fruit crops in Kent and 22 in other fruit-growing counties. Ways and means of making full use of the anticipated plum crop are tinder consideration with my right hon. Friend the Minister of Food.
§ Sir J. Lamb
Will consideration also be given to those who grow small quantities of fruit, which, in the aggregate, may mean a considerable amount?
§ Mr. Williams
I think my right hon. Friend has taken into consideration the small as well as the large grower of fruit.