HC Deb 20 September 1948 vol 456 cc24-5W
111. Mr. G. Williams

asked the Minister of Food how he operates the principle of guaranteed prices and assured markets in respect of farmers who are unable to find a buyer for their potato crop.

Mr. Strachey

My Department will buy all the sound ware potatoes offered to it between 1st November, 1948 and 31st March, 1949. The area potato supervisors will help any grower to clear any potatoes which are in danger of deteriorating before then.

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