§ Mr. Stainton
asked the President of the Board of Trade what plans he has for reducing or eliminating the import duty on almonds; whether he will bear in mind that stocks held in this country are lowest in the months December and January; and whether he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Darling
The Board of Trade has been considering an application from the Bakery Allied Traders' Association for the removal of the import duty on almonds not in shell, and the decision will be made known this afternoon.