HC Deb 17 July 1922 vol 156 cc1731-2W

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of the fact that all meat imported into this country must be ticketed and sold as such, he will take necessary steps, in the interests of agriculture and the oat- meal milling industry in Scotland, to make it compulsory for all imported oat- meal and rolled oats, from whatever)

British vessels. Foreign vessels.
No. Tonnage. No. Tonnage.
Twelve months ended—
March, 1915 311 455,621 646 558,577
March, 1922 142 200,038 756 605,600

Figures for the calendar years 1914 and 1922 are not available. The figures given above relate to vessels (exclusive of junks), including their repeated

source, to be marked and sold as such from the first importer to the final retailer, including a penalty for any breach of the law?


I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer which I gave on the 12th July to the hon. and gallant Member for East Fife (Sir A. Sprot).