Food Supplies

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — West Indies – in the House of Commons on 18th November 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 a statement regarding the present food shortage in the West Indian Colonies; and whether any definite steps have been taken by any of the West Indian Colonial Governments to organise the increased production of rice and other necessary foods of which there is an acute shortage?