HC Deb 11 May 1950 vol 475 cc93-4W
Mr. J. Johnson

asked the Minister of Food what are the details of subsidies given to the farming industry in respect of home-produced food; and what are the comparable details of subsidies for imported food.

Mr. Webb

For details of the subsidies paid direct to farmers, I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply given by my right hon. Friend the Economic Secretary to the Treasury on 20th April. For details of subsidies on home-produced foods and on imported foods, I would refer my hon. Friend to my reply to the hon. Member for Ashford (Mr. Deedes) on 8th May.