§ Colonel DAY
asked the Minister or Agriculture what is the estimated world's consumption and world's production of wheat for the year 1925?
I regret that it is impossible to make any estimate so early in the year of the production of wheat for 1925. I would, however, refer the hon. and gallant Member to the reply I gave2072W on the 23rd March last, in answer to a question by my hon. Friend the Member for Reading, in which I stated that the International Institute of Agriculture estimated the total world's production (with the exception of one or two countries) of wheat in the cereal year, 1924–25, at 1,648 million cwts., and the world's requirement at about the same figure.