Oral Answers to Questions — Belgium (Food Supplies)

– in the House of Commons on 10th November 1942.

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Photo of Mr Reginald Sorensen Mr Reginald Sorensen , Leyton West

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Warfare whether the need of food relief for Belgium is being considered with a view to meeting it in a manner and with safeguards similar to food relief arrangements for Greece?

Photo of Mr Dingle Foot Mr Dingle Foot , Dundee

I would refer my hon. Friend to the answers which I gave on 21st July to my hon. Friends the Members for Ipswich (Mr. Stokes) and the English Universities (Mr. E. Harvey).

Photo of Mr Reginald Sorensen Mr Reginald Sorensen , Leyton West

May we take it that no further action has been taken since then, and are the Government in touch with the Belgian Government on the problem?

Photo of Mr Dingle Foot Mr Dingle Foot , Dundee

We are in touch with the Belgian Government on this and other problems, but the policy of His Majesty's Government remains unchanged.

Photo of Mr Reginald Sorensen Mr Reginald Sorensen , Leyton West

May we take it that nothing further has developed since the previous Question was answered?