HC Deb 21 January 1948 vol 446 cc207-8
54. Mr. Spence

asked the Minister of Food what quantity of canned corned meat has been imported in 1947; from what countries this meat has been imported; and how payments have been made.

Dr. Summerskill

One hundred and seventeen thousand, eight hundred and one tons of canned corn meat were imported in 1947 from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Kenya, New Zealand, Paraguay and Uruguay. All payments were made in sterling in this country.

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