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Home-Grown Mkat (Tenders)

Volume 236: debated on Thursday 6 March 1930

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asked the Minister of Health whether he will circulate all hospitals, infirmaries, and asylums within the sphere of his authority requesting them when inviting tenders for meat contracts to invite tenders for home-grown meat as well as chilled meat?

ance contributions were paid at the dates specified in the question, but statements published in the annual reports of the Ministry of Health and the Scottish Board of Health (now the Department of Health for Scotland) give the approximate number of persons in insurance at the end of each year up to 1928. The figures for 1929 are not yet available. Following are the numbers given in the statements referred to for 1912, 1920 and 1928:

I am sending to the Noble Lord a copy of a Circular I recently issued to all local authorities urging upon them to use whenever practicable goods of home production.