HC Deb 24 April 1968 vol 763 cc49-50W
54. Mr. Kenneth Lewis

asked the President of the Board of Trade why an investment grant has been refused to pea processors when the same grant is given to pea canners and is available on machinery used by seedsmen who prepare peas for seed.

Mr. Dell

I assume that the hon. Member is referring to the process known as pea-picking which, by contrast for example with the production of canned peas, is no more than an elaborate process for sorting and preparing peas for sale.

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