As the answer contains a number of figures, I will, with permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
No, I do not think so. I think I can say that the marketing of the wheat crop over the past twelve months has proceeded very smoothly indeed and in a way favourable to the producer and to the user.
§ Following is the reply:
§ Deficiency payments made up to 23rd June in respect of the four accounting periods from 1st July, 1955, to 30th April, 1956, are as follows:
|Period 1–1st July-30th September 1955||4,360,050|
|Period 2–1st October-30th November, 1955||4,379,266|
|Period 3–1st December, 1955–29th February, 1956||4,653,239|
|Period 4–1st March-30th April, 1956||2,628,008|