HC Deb 25 May 1938 vol 336 c1228W
Sir R. Rankin

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether his attention has been called to the decisions reached at the recent Empire Producers' Conference at Sydney to the effect that local producers have a right to the first place in their market, with second place to other parts of the Empire, and third place to the foreigner; and what machinery it is proposed to set up to bring these proposals into effect?

Mr. W. S. Morrison

The resolutions adopted at the Empire Producers' Conference with regard to commodity councils do not appear to call for any action by His Majesty's Government at the present stage, but they will receive careful study.

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