HC Deb 09 October 1946 vol 427 c57W
56. Mr. Spence

asked the Minister of Food whether he intends to purchase home-produced barley for his Department at the minimum controlled price of £4 1s. or whether he will pay higher prices for good quality clean milling barley which grades 54 lbs. to the bushel.

Mr. Strachey

The price which the Government have guaranteed to the grower for millable barley, whatever may be its bushel weight, is £4 1s. per quarter, and my Department would not be prepared to pay a higher price.

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