§ 35. Captain HEILGERS
asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is now in a position to make a further statement in regard to the imposition of a tax on malted barley?
§ 32. Mr. ROBERT SMITH
asked the Minister of Agriculture whether any method has been devised for differentiating between malting and feeding barley imported into this country; and, if so, what action the Government proposes to take to safeguard the interests of British growers of barley suitable for malting?
§ Sir J. GILMOUR
I am not at present in a position to add to the answer I gave on 18th April to a question by the Noble Lord the Member for Perth (Lord Scone), of which I am sending my hon. Friend and my hon. and gallant Friend a copy.
§ Captain HEILGERS
Will the right hon. Gentleman be in a position to make a further statement before the barley crop is harvested?
§ Sir PERCY HARRIS
Has not the right hon. Gentleman referred all such questions to the committee of three?