HC Deb 14 May 1952 vol 500 cc127-8W
92. Brigadier Medlicott

asked the President of the Board of Trade if, when considering the extent to which imports of fruit will be restricted during the remainder of this year, he will bear in mind the prospect there now is of a very satisfactory harvest of home-grown fruit, and ensure that the home grower is adequately protected.

Mr. H. Strauss

Quotas for the import of most kinds of fresh fruit from Western Europe and certain other non-sterling countries during the second half of 1952 were announced on 15th April. On account of the balance of payments, imports in 1952 are being severely restricted as compared with 1951.

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