HC Deb 19 December 1955 vol 547 c263W
Sir A. Bossom

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he is aware of the price discrepancy between English and imported wheats; and what steps he will take to minimise this.

Mr. Amory

Since the Government decontrolled the grain trade the price differential between English and imported wheats has been determined by the free market, having regard to the relative supply and demand of different wheats, the variations in quality, delivery costs, and other relevant factors. I see no reason to interfere with the operation of the free market.