HC Deb 05 May 1955 vol 540 c153W
Mr. J. E. B. Hill

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food to give an estimate of the cost of additional subsidies which would be needed today to restore food prices to the level of October, 1951.

Mr. Amory

The additional cost would be between £500-£600 million in respect of the main foods subsidised in 1951.