HC Deb 25 October 1948 vol 456 cc216-7W
Mr. Osborne

asked the Minister of Food what quantity of potatoes have been imported from Poland during the three months to the latest time for which figures are available; what quantity of home grown potatoes have been exported; what quantity of other potatoes were re-exported during this period; and what were their destinations.

Mr. Strachey

During the three months ending 31st August 6,362 tons of potatoes were imported from Poland, the last consignment arriving on 7th June. Exports of home grown potatoes in the same period were 39,542 tons to Germany, St. Helena, Malta and the Falkland Islands. Re-exports were 22,436 tons to Germany.

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