HC Deb 30 May 1960 vol 624 cc91-2W
Mr. Emrys Hughes

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what effect he estimates the import of foreign potatoes is likely to have on the prospects of the sale of potatoes grown this year by British farmers.

Mr. Hare

Imports of new potatoes in the first four months of 1960 totalled 95,000 tons against 96,000 tons in the same months last year. The volume of imports in May is not yet known.

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