§ 71. Mr. Turton
asked the Minister of Food when he expects the arrival of the first consignment of the 300,000 tons of barley purchased by him from the Argentine Republic; and by what date will the whole of the quantity purchased be delivered.
§ Mr. Strachey
The first consignment arrived in this country on 31st October, and it is hoped that it will all be shipped by the end of March, 1948.