HC Deb 10 February 1947 vol 433 c9
12. Brigadier Mackeson

asked the Minister of Food the price paid for one ton of linseed in the Argentine. in February, 1946, and November, 1946, respectively.

The Minister of Food (Mr. John Strachey)

So far as I am aware, no linseed was purchased from the Argentine during 1946; certainly none was bought by this country.

Colonel J.R.H. Hutchison

Is it not a fact that the present price of linseed oil is £ 200 a ton, which is an all-time high price for this commodity?

Mr. Speaker

The hon. and gallant Member appears to be giving information and not asking for it.