HC Deb 09 March 1939 vol 344 cc2354-5W
Mr. Thorne

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether the new potato regulation will allow the farmers to sell potatoes exceeding the 1 1b.-apiece limit?

Sir R. Dorman-Smith

The Potato Marketing Board modified on 2nd March the regulation prohibiting the sale by registered producers for human consumption of potatoes of over one pound in weight. Their new regulation prescribes a limit of one and a quarter pounds.