HC Deb 17 December 1947 vol 445 cc343-4W
54. Lieut.-Colonel Bromley-Davenport

asked the Minister of Food if he can now state with regard to the new Government Fruit and Vegetable Organisation, the names and principal officers of the organisation and the amounts they are to be paid; what previous practical and technical knowledge each has of fruit and vegetable distribution; whether the organisation is to be constituted as a committee of inquiry, and on what particular lines; and what powers have been delegated by him to this organisation.

Dr. Summerskill

As regards the composition of the Fruit and Vegetable Organisation, I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given to my hon. Friend the Member for Norwood (Mr. Chamberlain) on 26th November. Its terms of reference were circulated in the OFFICIAL REPORT on 17th November, column 261.