HC Deb 14 May 1982 vol 23 cc332-3W
Mr. Austin Mitchell

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether any consideration has been given in recent years to the setting up of facilities in the Falkland Islands to enable lamb to be stored for sale in the United Kingdom and other markets.

Mr. Onslow

Yes. The major obstacles have hitherto been the problem of an assured supply in sufficient quantities and the distance from possible markets. A promising inquiry was received from Birds Eye Walls Ltd. in February 1982 which the Falkland Islands Government was actively following up at the time of the invasion.

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