HC Deb 07 May 1948 vol 450 cc163-4W
Sir W. Smithers

asked the Minister of Food when prices of home-grown soft fruits will be announced, especially of strawberries; and if he will this year abolish all price restrictions.

Mr. Strachey

I announced as long ago as December, 1946, that soft fruit prices would not be controlled in 1948, and this statement has been repeated at intervals since then; this decision is, of course, subject to there being no unforeseen calamity, such as heavy frosts.

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