HC Deb 11 December 1946 vol 431 c1138
13. Mr. John Henderson

asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster the tonnage of cereals imported into the British occupied zone in Germany each month of 1946 to date.

Mr. J. Hynd

I will, with permission, circulate these figures in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the information:

Mr. Molson

In the interests of economy, will the Chancellor of the Duchy consider replacing British drivers by German drivers?

Mr. Hynd

There is another Question on the Order Paper dealing with that. The fact is, that is our policy. Not more than 15 per cent. of the drivers are British drivers, as against 85 per cent. German; and we propose further to reduce the proportion.

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