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Shipping Services

Volume 409: debated on Wednesday 11 April 1945

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he is satisfied that plans have been made for adequate and regular passenger and freight services with refrigerated space to be provided by British shipping lines between the United Kingdom and the West Indies and British Guiana as soon as practicable after the cessation of hostilities.

I recognise the importance of providing the services such as those to which my hon. Friend refers, and I am satisfied that the shipping lines concerned are fully alive to the desirability of proceeding with services such as those to which he refers so soon as the circumstances permit.