HC Deb 15 July 1946 vol 425 c160W
Mr. Eccles

asked the Minister of Food by how much the acreage of potatoes planted in Northern Ireland this year exceeds or falls short of the acreage planted last year.

Mr. Strachey:

Preliminary statistics of the potato acreage in Northern Ireland will not be available until towards the end of July. I understand, however, that the acreage under potatoes this year is likely to show an increase over that in 1945.