HC Deb 19 April 1917 vol 92 cc1846-7W

asked the Director-General of Food Economy if he is aware-that a portion of the black currant crop used in this country is imported from France; and will he withdraw the restriction upon the import of this fruit to enable the firms engaged in this trade to complete their arrangements with the growers, so that this article of food may be made available for the people of this country during the coming season?


I hope that it may be possible, subject to exigencies of ton- nage, to arrange for the admission under licence of a portion of the black currants, usually imported from France.

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