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International Wheat Agreement

Volume 466: debated on Monday 27 June 1949

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51.

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if His Majesty's Government have decided to sign the International Wheat Agreement which is due for ratification by 1st July.

Yes, Sir. His Majesty's Government have already signed the International Wheat Agreement and intend to ratify it before 1st July.

Could the Minister tell us whether enough countries have signified their intention to ratify so as to ensure that this agreement will come into operation in August?