HC Deb 13 February 1946 vol 419 cc103-4W
Mr. Dye

asked the Minister of Food whether further consideration has been given to obtaining additional storage for grain in Norfolk, for the period between August and December, in view of the increased number of combine harvesters that will be in operation and the inability of the transport facilities to move the grain fast enough to other parts of the country.

Sir B. Smith

Yes, Sir. I have already arranged that some disused hangars in cant is notified of the decision within a few days of the meeting.

the Eastern counties shall be available for next season's grain crops. The use of others is under consideration. Storage will also be available in the form of temporary steel housing.

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