HC Deb 04 March 1946 vol 420 c5W
56. Mr. E. P. Smith

asked the Minister of Agriculture what emergency steps he is taking to increase the home production of honey in view of the world food crisis.

Mr. T. Williams

I am giving what help I can, within the limits imposed by present shortages of timber and other materials, to enable beekeepers to maintain and increase their honey production, but I should not be justified in taking steps to increase honey production at the expense of other more essential commodities.

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