HC Deb 10 April 1946 vol 421 c1925
Major Peter Roberts

asked the Minister of Food how the general distribution of Channel Islands tomatoes is to be allocated in England this season; and how many will be allocated to Sheffield.

Sir B. Smith

The distribution of tomatoes coming from the Channel Islands this season will conform with the general plan for the equitable distribution of supplies of tomatoes from all sources. The Hon. Member may rest assured that, as in the past, Sheffield will receive its fair share of the total supply.

Major Roberts

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that last autumn Sheffield received none of these tomatoes at all, and will he this time see that Sheffield gets a fair share?

Sir B. Smith

I shall be the Minister this time, so I will do my best.

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