HC Deb 31 October 1957 vol 575 c71W
21. Mr. Lewis

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether he is aware that the price of bread is due to be increased again, making the ordinary loaf 1s.; and whether, in view of this further price increase, he will now reintroduce price control.

Mr. Amory


25. Mrs. Mann

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what steps he is taking to stabilise the price of bread by price control or other means.

Mr. Amory


Month To Holland To Western Germany To France Total
August 3,810 2,385 Nil 6,195
September 2,642 1,489 Nil 4,131
October (up to 19th) 1,647 1,580 Nil 3,227
TOTAL 8,099 5,454 Nil 13,553

My veterinary officers keep a very close watch on this trade and no animal is allowed to be exported unless it is considered fit to travel and has been fully rested. Exports are permitted only to countries whose Governments have undertaken to comply with the conditions announced in my statement to the House on 1st July. These are at present Holland, Western Germany and France.

These arrangements appear to be working well and should have removed any