HC Deb 15 May 1950 vol 475 c111W
Sir W. Smithers

asked the Minister of Food if he will give an assurance that, in future, he will have regard to quality, size and grading when fixing the prices of potatoes.

Mr. Webb

We have always done this and will continue to do so. Last year's crop, however, was poor both in yield and quality, and, consequently, potatoes of a grade not normally sold even at the end of the season are now being put on the market to make sure that supplies will last out until the new crop becomes available.

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