HC Deb 20 May 1949 vol 465 c41W
Mr. Bossom

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will import sufficient wood, necessary to form the sides of ladders required in harvesting the cherry crop, to make these ladders available in time for this year's crop.

Mr. Bottomley

Arrangements have already been made to import poles suitable for making ladders and a shipment is now on its way to this country. Supplies should be sufficient to meet all essential needs, including the harvesting of this year's cherry crop.

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