HC Deb 01 June 1921 vol 142 cc1069-70W

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether correspondence has taken place between the Colonial Office and the Government of Jamaica regarding the restoration of the citrus-growing industry of the colony, which was one of its mainstays two or three decades ago; and with what result?


I have received suggestions from the Governor of Jamaica to the effect that the citrus fruit industry of the colony would be benefited if certain facilities were granted by the Government of Canada in addition to those acquired under the Canada-West Indies Agreement. Correspondence is now proceeding with the Dominion Government on the subject.

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