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Groundnut Scheme

Volume 463: debated on Monday 28 March 1949

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asked the Minister of Food what privileges are afforded for the purchase of imported foodstuffs and other goods to officials employed by his Department in connection with the groundnut schemes; and how the prices which they pay compare with those which other residents have to pay.

No officials are employed by my Department on the groundnut scheme in East Africa. If the hon. Member is referring to the staff of the Overseas Food Corporation, I would suggest that he approach the Corporation for this information.