HC Deb 14 November 1951 vol 493 c39W
54. Mr. Alport

asked the Minister of Food if he is aware of the serious consequences to United Kingdom apple growers arising from the present large scale imports of foreign apples; and what steps he intends to take to ensure that British growers have reasonable security in the home market.

Major Lloyd George:

Imports of apples this season have so far been very small and should not have affected the sale of good quality home-grown apples. The recent reduction of food imports will cut down imports of Continental apples substantially. Home growers should have little difficulty in marketing the remainder of their crop.

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