§ 63. Mr. Stokes
asked the Minister of Food what contracts he has made with carrot growers in East Anglia for deliveries prior to the end of January, 1947; and whether arrangements have been made for the whole of the crop to be lifted before it gets frozen in.
§ Mr. Strachey
I have made no such contracts. The practice as regards lifting the crop varies with different growers. Where growers put carrots into clamps, I am prepared to purchase them in the clamp at a valuation. Growers will no doubt safe guard their crops against frost damage in the manner they judge best.