HC Deb 18 November 1919 vol 121 c826W

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he can state how far the present excessive cost of necessaries of life is caused by a shortage of supply or by an inflation of the currency; and whether a statement showing the supply of wheat, meat, wool, cotton, hides, and timber in pre-war years and the present year can be given?


issued the following information, as promised in his reply to the above Question on Monday, 10th November:

Estimated Production in 1919 of Wheat, Cotton and Wool so far as particulars are available.