HC Deb 22 July 1963 vol 681 cc1031-2
8. Mr. Prior

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what consultations he is having with the National Farmers' Union with regard to the introduction of minimum grades for apples and pears, following the decision by Home Grown Fruits to introduce minimum grades from the commencement of the season.

Mr. Soames

I am at present considering suggestions put forward by the National Farmers' Union for a minimum grade scheme for apples and pears.

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