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

Yes. Other countries have food surpluses available for distribution in this way. The main problem is getting the grain-handling equipment into Indian ports. That is an aspect to which we are paying special attention.