HC Deb 28 July 1931 vol 255 cc2103-4
68. Mr. McSHANE

asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies if he is aware that a large proportion of the inhabitants of Rodriguez are suffering from under-nourishment; and, if so, what action he proposes to take in the matter?


My Noble Friend has received no information as to the existence of a state of under-nourishment among the inhabitants of Rodriguez, but the Governor is visiting the island in the course of the next few days and he is being asked to report.


Does not the hon. Gentleman think it would be a good thing to send them some bounty-fed sugar from England?

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