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Rice Deliveries

Volume 477: debated on Wednesday 19 July 1950

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65.

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he is satisfied that deliveries of rice from Burma will be sufficient to maintain the present ration in Malaya.

While deliveries of rice from Burma alone are not sufficient to meet the ration in Malaya, the deliveries already made from Burma plus the supplies being delivered from Siam will, together with stocks on hand and the local crop, be sufficient to maintain the present ration.