HC Deb 23 July 1943 vol 391 c1228W
Lieut.-Colonel Macnamara

asked the Minister of Supply whether his plans for increasing the flax industry can be taken as indicating its place in post-war agriculture?

Mr. Peat

The development of flax production in Great Britain has been undertaken to meet war-time necessities, but no further large increase in acreage is at present in contemplation. It would be premature to make any statement concerning the post-war position.

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