HC Deb 10 April 1962 vol 657 cc95-6W
42. Mr. Parker

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of the increased danger of a potato shortage, he will now replace the open individual licence by an open general licence to import potatoes up to 30th June, 1962.

46. Mr. A. Lewis

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will allow potatoes to be imported under an open general licence in view of the grave shortage of potatoes.

of payments with these countries are not available.

Sir K. Joseph

Open individual licences for imports of main crop potatoes are already being granted freely on request. This arrangement provides the same facilities for unrestricted entry as a temporary amendment of the open general licence.

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