HC Deb 01 December 1947 vol 445 c8W
71. Mr. Turton

asked the Minister of Food when he expects the arrival of the first consignment of the 300,000 tons of barley purchased by him from the Argentine Republic; and by what date will the whole of the quantity purchased be delivered.

Mr. Strachey

The first consignment arrived in this country on 31st October, and it is hoped that it will all be shipped by the end of March, 1948.