HC Deb 15 December 1964 vol 704 cc197-8
23. Mr. J. H. Osborn

asked the Minister of Overseas Development what proposals she has for encouraging private investment overseas.

Mrs. Castle

I am aware that private investment has a useful rôle to play in development and I am examining ways in which that rôle can most effectively be discharged.

food board which is a figment of her imagination?

Mrs. Castle

I think it would be agreed that the world food board has more ambitious aims, which I am discussing with my right hon. Friend the Minister of Agriculture.