Sudan (Famine Relief)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:31 pm on 5th June 1985.

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Photo of Mr Timothy Raison Mr Timothy Raison , Aylesbury 3:31 pm, 5th June 1985

I cannot yet say that I am satisfied that the railway is in a condition to provide all the food that is needed; it is a big job. However, I am confident that the steps that we have taken represent a substantial improvement. There is still more to be done on distribution from the railhead. It is a difficult problem, but we are determined to do all that we can to make sure that food reaches the people who are so desperately in need.