HC Deb 10 May 1960 vol 623 cc197-8
26. Mrs. Hart

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he has given further consideration to the applications for an increase in tariffs on imported tomatoes; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. J. Rodgers

My right hon. Friend announced certain increases in the import duty on fresh tomatoes in his reply to my hon. and gallant Friend the Member for the Isle of Ely (Major Legge-Bourke) on 5th May. The Import Duties (General) (No. 5) Order, 1960, giving effect to these increases is being laid today and will come into operation on 16th May.