Oral Answers to Questions — Jamaica (Fuel Situation)

– in the House of Commons on 20th October 1942.

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Photo of Mr Reginald Sorensen Mr Reginald Sorensen , Leyton West

asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies whether, in view of the fuel crisis in Jamaica, steps are being taken to establish a fuel, light and power board to equalise distribution and control prices; and whether electricity prices will be fixed at a reasonable low level?

Photo of Mr Harold Macmillan Mr Harold Macmillan , Stockton-on-Tees

My Noble Friend is aware that there is a serious shortage of kerosene oil in Jamaica. The Governor is being asked for a full report on the measures which have been or will be taken.

Photo of Mr Reginald Sorensen Mr Reginald Sorensen , Leyton West

When will a report on progress be made?.

Photo of Mr Harold Macmillan Mr Harold Macmillan , Stockton-on-Tees

Perhaps my hon. Friend will put down another Question or consult with me.