HC Deb 31 July 1946 vol 426 cc188-9W
72. Mr. Hector Hughes

asked the Minister of Food if he will make a statement on the progress of the negotiations for a supply of food by Eire to this country; if an agreement has been made; and, if so, what are its terms.

Mr. Strachey

Negotiations with the Eire Government are nearing completion and I hope to be able to make an announcement shortly.