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Infestation Control Working Party

Volume 436: debated on Wednesday 23 April 1947

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asked the Minister of Food what European countries were represented at the recently held meeting of the Infestation Control Working Party; and what results have ensued from that conference.

The countries represented at the recent meeting of the Infestation Control Working Party were Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Italy, Netherlands and the United Kingdom. The F.A.O. (European Office) and U.N.R.R.A. were also represented. The case of the European countries generally for more control over the condition of imports of primary foodstuffs from tropical and subtropical countries was developed, as the basis for wider international discussions under the responsibility of the Food and Agriculture Organisation.