§ 52. Mr. Driberg
asked the Minister of Food the basis of the differentiation, as between county and county, in the pro- 1385 posed prices for 1944 main-crop carrots; and if these prices were agreed with the producers' representatives.
§ Colonel Llewellin
The object was to increase production in certain areas by making growers' prices more remunerative, and thus reduce the quantity of carrots which have to be transported long distances. The price arrangements were discussed with, but not agreed, by growers' representatives.
§ Mr. Driberg
But is the right hon. Gentleman aware that other counties which have not such a rich soil as Lincolnshire are at a considerable disadvantage thereby?