§ 111. Mr. Hunter
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food in view of the shortage of home-grown potatoes this year, which led to a rise in potato prices, what steps he is taking to ensure that there will be no shortage of homegrown potatoes next year.
An abnormally dry summer has resulted in a reduced crop of 263W potatoes. I have no reason to anticipate a shortage of home-grown potatoes next year given normal weather conditions.