HC Deb 01 February 1949 vol 460 c213W
74. Mr. Boothby

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether cured herrings were specifically included in the recent trade agreement with Poland; and whether he is taking steps to include them, wherever possible, in future trade agreements.

Mr. Bottomley

Yes. The Polish Government has specifically undertaken to authorise the purchase from the United Kingdom in 1949 of cured herrings to a value of not less than £400,000 and if possible to an increasing value in each of the years 1950 to 1953. I hope it will be possible to secure adequate provision for the sale of cured herrings in other trade agreements in the future.