HC Deb 17 July 1997 vol 298 cc274-5W
Mr. Baker

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the date and title of the oldest document or archival unit retained by his Department which has not been passed on to the Public Records Office for release for public inspection. [7201]

Mr. Morley

[holding answer 8 July 1997]: The earliest records held by my Department date from 1940 and consist of three documents which form part of Public Record Office Class MAF 152: Ministry of Food war history papers (1914 to 1962).