HC Deb 05 December 1939 vol 355 cc478-9W
Mr. Gledhill

asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether, before any further pooling of commodities is decided upon, he will take into the fullest consultation representatives of the trades concerned as well as the consumer?

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

The policy of the Ministry of Food has always been, and will continue to be, to secure the best available trade advice before taking action of the nature indicated. I assume that if my hon. Friend is interested in commodities other than foodstuffs he will address a question to the Minister concerned.

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