Oral Answers to Questions — Jamaica (Bulk Purchase Contracts)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 30th July 1952.

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Photo of Mr Michael Foot Mr Michael Foot , Plymouth, Devonport 12:00 am, 30th July 1952

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the announcement of the request was printed in the agricultural Press in Jamaica and that the proposal for such a delegation arose because of the fear that the British Government was to abandon long-term bulk purchase contracts with the banana industry? Will he do everything in his power to dissuade the Ministry of Food from taking any such course?