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East Africa (Agricultural Tractors, Imports)

Volume 437: debated on Tuesday 20 May 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many agricultural tractors have been imported into Fast Africa in the last 12 months; and what proportion are of British manufacture.

In 1946, 309 agricultural tractors were imported of which 104 were of British manufacture. During the present year, imports to date amount to 103 tractors of which 76 are of British manufacture.