HC Deb 28 November 1945 vol 416 cc1495-6W
Colonel Thornton-Kemsley

asked the Minister of Food if, in allowing the importation of boxed white fish from Norway and Denmark, he will impose conditions which will ensure that the fish passes in the normal way through the fish sales organisation at agreed ports and that the price given is not in excess of that received at the ports for British-caught fish.

Sir B. Smith

As regards the first part of the Question, I am unable to do as the hon. and gallant Member suggests for the reason indicated in the reply given on 14th November to my hon. and gallant Friend the Member for Grimsby (Major Younger). As regards the second part of the Question, the maximum prices for the imported boxed fish together with the permitted additions for packing and icing are the same as the maximum prices fixed for British producers who consign in the same way.