HC Deb 11 June 1947 vol 438 cc108-9W
78. Mr. J. Hudson

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies why he cooperated in the project of Messrs. Lever Brothers to establish a brewery in West Africa; and if consideration was given to the necessity for reducing the import of beer into West Africa.

Mr. Creech Jones

I understand that the brewery will produce a light lager beer. This is in demand in Nigeria, for present arrangements are inadequate. It is the view of the Government of Nigeria that such provision is desirable.