HC Deb 16 October 1946 vol 427 c877
13. Mr. T. Reid

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if a lower price is still being paid for Seychelles coconut produce than that paid for Ceylon coconut produce.

Mr. Creech Jones

No, Sir. The price paid by the Ministry of Food for Seychelles coconut produce is now equivalent to that paid for Ceylon, after allowing for the small quality differential in favour of the latter.

Mr. W. Fletcher

Would the Minister say when that change took place?

Mr. Creech Jones

7th August, I believe.

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