HC Deb 27 January 1947 vol 432 cc115-6W
95. Mr. Walkden

asked the Minister of Food the estimated and respective costs of the subsidy or subsidies to be paid out of Treasury funds on currants, raisins, sultanas and other dried fruits purchased on his Department's account during the present trading year or during 1946.

Dr. Summerskill

It is estimated that the Treasury subsidies on dried fruit purchased by the Ministry for distribution in the United Kingdom in the year ending 31st March, 1947, will be £381,200 for currants, £18,200 for raisins, £2,660,500 for sultanas, and £1,656,100 for other fruit, a total of £4,716,000.

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