HC Deb 31 January 1952 vol 495 c64W
Mr. Bevins

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the total cost of the belt-conveying and loading out plant manufactured by the Simon Handling Company for the Overseas Food Corporation to serve a part of the groundnuts scheme; what efforts have been made to sell it; and with what result.

Mr. Lyttelton

The total cost was £125,000. The Overseas Food Corporation have employed first their London office and latterly Messrs. George Cohen and Company, Limited, as selling agents, but it has not yet been sold.