HC Deb 01 March 1917 vol 90 c2160W

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he had received resolutions passed by public and representative bodies in Ireland calling on the Government to fix a minimum price for grain for at least three years and to reduce the standard bushel weight of Irish oats to 36 lbs. per bushel; and whether he intends taking any action in the matter?


The resolution referred to in the question does not appear to have been received by the Food Controller. I may, however, state that the prices guaranteed by the Government apply to the produce of Ireland equally with that of Great Britain.

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