HC Deb 03 February 1942 vol 377 cc1055-6W
Mr. Creech Jones

asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies whether any assistance is being given to the copra industry in the Fiji Islands and generally in the Pacific Island territories, either under the Colonial Development and Welfare Act or otherwise; and what is the present price paid to copra growers in the Fiji Islands and the British Solomon Islands Protectorates as com- pared with the average price paid in the immediate pre-war years?

Mr. George Hall

The matter is now under active consideration and I will communicate with my hon. Friend.

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