HC Deb 07 August 1919 vol 119 c567W

asked the Food Controller whether he is now in a position to make a definite statement regarding the possibility of establishing a scheme providing for the appointment by the Central Powers and neutral Powers of food controllers, to act in conjunction with those of the Allies in becoming common buyers from the bacon packers, in order to eliminate the competition which will otherwise ensue, and thus keep prices down to a reasonable figure?


As I have already stated, a Committee has been appointed to formulate schemes for co-operation among the Allies in respect of food supplies. It is not proposed at present to invite the co-operation of neutral or enemy countries.

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