HC Deb 03 August 1939 vol 350 c2665W
Colonel Nathan

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies when he anticipates that the International Sugar Convention will come up for review; and whether, in the negotiations for renewal, he will bear in mind the necessity for increasing the quota now permitted to the West Indies?

Mr. M. MacDonald

The International Sugar Agreement remains in force until 31st August, 1942. When the time comes' to consider its renewal His Majesty's Government will certainly bear in mind the interests of the West Indian and other sugar-producing Colonies.

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