HC Deb 17 June 1930 vol 240 cc53-4W
Sir W. de FRECE

asked the President of the Board of Trade the proportion of British flour from British-grown wheat used in making bread sold to the public in this country; the proportion which it would be necessary to use so as to absorb the whole of the wheat crop now grown in this country; and the proportion which would be represented by a used increased of 25 per cent. in the wheat acreage of this country?


I have been asked to reply. It has been roughly estimated that about 10 per cent. of the total quantity of wheat used in bread-making flours in this country is home-grown, but the quantity necessarily varies from year to year and precise figures are not available.

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