HC Deb 04 December 1952 vol 508 c184W
Lieut.-Colonel Bromley-Davenport

asked the Secretary of State for War to what extent potato supplies for the British Army of the Rhine during 1951 and the first half of 1952, respectively, were supplied from British home-grown sources and from foreign sources.

Mr. Head

All fresh potatoes supplied to the British Army of the Rhine in this period were obtained by competitive tender from Germany or Holland.