HC Deb 20 December 1916 vol 88 cc1443-4
99. Mr. DEVLIN

asked the President of the Board of Trade, whether, in view of the dissatisfaction felt with the arrangements for the distribution of sugar in Ireland, of the fact that the office in London dealing with this matter is undermanned, and that Irish merchants and others who have complaints to make in person have to cross to London, he will appoint a resident sugar controller for the whole of Ireland?


As was stated yesterday in reply to a question by the hon. Member for Limerick, the Food Controller is in touch with the Royal Commission on sugar supplies in regard to the general distribution of sugar, and my hon. Friend's suggestion will certainly be considered.

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