§ Sir T. Moore
asked the Minister of Agriculture whether his attention has been called to the recent falling in the price of eggs; and whether he proposes to take any steps to secure further control of the imports of eggs from abroad, pending such action as may be taken in the forthcoming Poultry Bill?584W
§ Sir R. Dorman-Smith
I am aware of the recent fall in egg prices. With regard to imports of eggs, there is at present no statutory authority under which regulation could be imposed but I am keeping the position under close review in consultation with my right hon. Friend the President of the Board of Trade.