HC Deb 11 December 1950 vol 482 cc119-20W
125. Squadron Leader Burden

asked the Minister of Food if, in view of the fact that the quantity of tinplate available for canning in the year 1951 is to be reduced, he will take steps to exclude foreign fruit and vegetables when homegrown produce is available.

Mr. F. Wiley

My right hon. Friend cannot accept the implication in the Question that any shortage of tinplate for canning in 1951 would provide about £7,000; receipts from sales and advertising have been £1,795.

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