Rice

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — West Indies – in the House of Commons on 9th September 1942.

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Photo of Mr Benjamin Riley Mr Benjamin Riley , Dewsbury

asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he can make any statement regarding the shortage of rice in the West Indian Colonies; and what steps are being taken to cope with the shortage of 30,000 tons a year formerly imported into the West Indies from Burma?