Former MP, Aberdeenshire East
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food to what extent the Government are trying to stimulate interest in international commodity agreements, especially in food commodities.
I thank my hon. Friend for that reply. Will she bear in mind that stability in international commodities is of continuing importance to us, and that the sugar agreement is an excellent example of what can be achieved?
The hon. Member for Liverpool, Walton (Mr. Heffer) argued for State capitalism or public ownership as opposed to traditional capitalism and private ownership. It was significant that he gave as an example of where he had seen public ownership working the kibbutzim in Israel and not a State that applied this philosophy literally. I accept that he finds it difficult to do so. I suggest to him...
Former MP for Aberdeenshire East
Entered the House of Commons on 20 November 1958 — unknown
Left the House of Commons on 8 February 1974 — General election
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