HC Deb 26 June 1939 vol 349 cc51-2W
Major Carver

asked the Minister of Agriculture what progress has been made with the establishment of a commodity council to deal with the imports of milk products; and what parallel action is being taken to bring into being as soon as possible the Milk Products Marketing Scheme for this country in accordance with his recent proposals so as to ensure that British interests in connection with the commodity council are properly organised?

Sir R. Dorman-Smith

The various countries concerned have been asked to nominate representatives to serve on the proposed Commodity Council for processed milks, but full replies have not yet been received. The question of the representation of home producing and manufacturing interests is under consideration. The draft Milk Products Marketing Scheme is now receiving my personal consideration and I am on the point of conveying my modifications to the promoters in accordance with the Act.

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