HC Deb 16 March 1949 vol 462 cc191-2W
46. Sir W. Smithers

asked the Minister of Food the quantity of leeks, cabbages and onions, respectively, which have been imported into Britain from France during the months of October, November and December, 1948, and January and February, 1949.

Dr. Summerskill

The quantity of onions imported into this country from France in the three months October to December, 1948, was 1,560 tons, and in January, 1949, 99 tons. No cabbages or leeks were imported from this source in the same periods. Official figures for February are not yet available.