HC Deb 02 February 1967 vol 740 c748
8. Mr. Dalyell

asked the Minister of Overseas Development what initiative the Government have taken in trying to establish a World Food Board on the lines proposed by Lord Boyd-Orr.

Mr. Oram

This is one of the possibilities being considered under a comprehensive study of multilateral food aid instituted by a resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations which the British Government supported.

Mr. Dalyell

When does my hon. Friend expect some result from these consultations?

Mr. Oram

It is a matter for United Nations procedure. I cannot give any date as to when we can expect results.

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