HC Deb 30 January 1918 vol 101 c1578W
Sir J. D. REES

asked the Secretary of State for India whether His Majesty's Government appreciate the importance of providing in future for the direct export of rice from the. Indian Empire to the United Kingdom, of resuscitating the rice-milling industry in the latter country, and of making permanent such changes in these directions which have already resulted from the War?


My right hon. Friend has asked me to answer this question. His Majesty's Government fully appreciate the importance of the matter to which my hon. Friend directs attention. They will be glad to consider any practical suggestions on the subject.