HC Deb 19 February 1951 vol 484 cc133-4W
86. Mr. I. Winterbottom

asked the Minister of Transport what steps he is taking to provide more adequate shipping services between England and the British Colonies in the West Indies.

Mr. Barnes

Shipping space between this country and the West Indies is adequate for the cargo offering. I am aware that at present there is considerable pressure on the passenger accommodation available on this route and the position is being examined by the Colonial Office and my Department.

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