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Jamaican Bananas

Volume 446: debated on Wednesday 28 January 1948

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asked the Minister of Food what has been the outcome of discussions between him and the delegation from Jamaican banana growers; and whether it has been possible to make long term arrangements for a regular supply of Jamaican bananas to this country.

In order that the production of bananas in Jamaica should be stimulated to the fullest possible extent, my right hon. Friend has agreed to maintain the 1947 price for the 1948 crop as requested by the delegation, and has offered to make long-term arrangements to insure supplies.