Oral Answers to Questions — Falkland Islands (Refrigeration Plant)

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 26th October 1949.

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Photo of Sir Edward Keeling Sir Edward Keeling , Twickenham 12:00 am, 26th October 1949

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will now make a statement about the provision of refrigeration plant to enable mutton to be brought from the Falkland Islands.

Mr. Creech Jones:

I have received from the Colonial Development Corporation proposals for the provision and operation of such a plant and am giving them urgent consideration.

Photo of Sir Edward Keeling Sir Edward Keeling , Twickenham

Does the right hon. Gentleman agree that the people of this country would rather eat good mutton and lamb from a British Colony in a sterling area, than bad beef from the Argentine?