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African Foodstuffs

Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 11 May 1949

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asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is aware of the difficulties experienced by Africans in this country respecting the importation of foodstuffs to which they are accustomed and to the securing of licences for this purpose; and whether he will consult with the Minister of Food on this matter, with a view to facilities and licences being granted both to secure African foodstuffs for Africans in this country and for the purpose of trade.

I have now received a letter from my hon. Friend. I will look into the points he has raised and write to him as soon as possible.