India (Food Crisis)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Development – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 8th February 1966.

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Photo of Mr Anthony Greenwood Mr Anthony Greenwood , Rossendale 12:00 am, 8th February 1966

The sum does include £6 million which was available and which would not have been expended. The suggestions we have made have been warmly welcomed by the Indian Government as a contribution towards solving the difficulties that they are facing. We are in consultation with other countries—especially the United States and other members of the Commonwealth—about the possibilities of further help. This is an immediate and interim provision.