HC Deb 16 March 1949 vol 462 c192W
Mr. F. Noel-Baker

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether Soviet coarse grain imports have been delivered to the United Kingdom to the total of 750,000 tons laid down in the AngloSoviet Agreement of December, 1947; and what amount of these grains have been sent to British territories outside the United Kingdom.

Mr. Strachey

I have been asked to reply. Against the contract quantity of 750,00 metric tons the U.S.S.R. delivered 766,099 metric tons which were shipped as follows:—

Destination Quantity Metric tons
United Kingdom 732,025
British Territories overseas— viz,: Cyprus 12,813
Other areas of U.K. responsibility—
viz.: Palestine 8,235
Tripolitania 8,372
N.A.A.F.I. (Germany) 4,654
Total 766,099