HC Deb 29 July 1952 vol 504 c97W
55. Mr. Stokes

asked the President of the Board of Trade how much tobacco it is proposed to import from Rhodesia this year; how much was imported last year; and what the stocks in this country of Rhodesian tobacco are today.

Mr. P. Thorneycroft

Imports into the United Kingdom of unmanufactured tobacco from Rhodesia were 51,596,511 lb. in 1951 and are expected to amount to about 60,000,000 lb. in 1952. Stocks of Rhodesian tobacco of all types at 1st June last were 71,700,000 lb.