Mr. De la S¸re
asked the Minister of Food whether, in connection with the marketing of gooseberries for the forthcoming season, he will consider giving an open market to the growers for a period prior to pre-emption in the same manner as was affected in the case of strawberries last year.
§ Colonel Llewellin
As the circumstances in which the two crops named can be picked are not comparable, I am afraid I am unable to adopt my hon. Friend's suggestion.