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GUARANTEED PRICE

BUTTER AND CHEESE

COMMITTEE NOW SITTING

WHANGAREI, this day.

An announcement that a commits tee was now sitting in Wellington to explore the guaranteed prices of butter and cheese was made by the North Ward representative on the Dairy Board, Mr. A. J. Murdoch, to the Northland Dairy Conference to-day. Mr. Murdoch said he hoped that as a result of the current delibera. tions increases would be forthcoming to cover increased costs to the industry.

Mr. S. W. Smith, M.P. for Bay, of Islands, said that what was wanted was an increase in the guaranteed, price, not in the costs allowance. In the course of an address Mr. Murdoch said producers were getting a raw deal in having to pay for their own subsidies as well as the subsidies to other industries. Nothing would convince him that the lump sum payments made by Britain were not to reimburse the New Zealand primary producer for the lower prices received for his products in relation to world prices. Dairymen had to accept just what the Government would pay them for their primary products, and the only solution was for the industry to resume control of its own products.

Referring to the growing advocacy in Britain for the imposition of tariffs or quotas on imported products to protect the home farmer, Mr. Murdoch mentioned the proposed 3d per lb levy on wool. This had, he said, been blocked for the present, but;, showed the trend. Touching upoh the labour position, Mr. Murdoch said that, although it had been stated that replacements would soon be available, these men had not yet reached the farms i where a-serious problem remained.

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GUARANTEED PRICE, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 172, 23 July 1945

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GUARANTEED PRICE Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 172, 23 July 1945

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