HC Deb 03 November 1947 vol 443 c1328
34. Mr. Austin

asked the Minister of Food if he will state in tabular form the principal price movements in the major food commodities in this country during the current financial year.

Dr. Summerskill

As the answer is rather long, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

knows, by the bacterial count, but I will make inquiries.

Mr. Dye

Is my hon. Friend aware that some of it has been made into butter, and it is a matter of embarrassment to those who make it that it varies so much?

Dr. Summerskill

I should be surprised to hear that.