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Thursday, 28 May 1942

Senator LAMP (TASMANIA) asked the Minister assisting the Minister for Commerce, upon notice -

Owing to the unfortunate misunderstanding that has arisen this year with regard to the price of blue peas, will the Minister consider reimbursing the growers the difference between the price paid for seed and that received for the crop?

SenatorFRASER. - The Minister for Commerce has supplied the following answer : -

The Government is unaware of any misunderstanding, and, as the price approved should return a reasonable profit for producers, further payment in respect of seed is not contemplated.

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