HC Deb 19 December 1945 vol 417 cc1465-6W
Mr. Turton

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether, with a view to encouraging the rehabilitation of the Malayan rubber industry, he will raise the price of Malayan rubber for the period up to September, 1946, to the level of the price paid fox Ceylon rubber.

Mr. Creech Jones

No, Sir. I would refer to the reply given by my right hon. Friend the President of the Board of Trade to the hon. Member for Hornsey (Mr. Gammans) on 19th November for the reasons for the difference between' the two prices.