HC Deb 12 March 1947 vol 434 c187W
59. Mr. W. Fletcher

asked the Minister of Food the average cost to date, including export duty, of copra and coconut oil bought from the Ceylon Government under the existing five year contract.

Dr. Summerskill

The average c.i.f. costs per ton of copra and coconut oil shipped from Ceylon since the five year contract was entered into are £37 1s. 1d. and £60 7s. 1d., respectively.