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Sweets (Rationing)

Volume 387: debated on Tuesday 2 March 1943

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether customers are buying up to their full permitted rations of sweets; and, if not, what becomes of the surplus?

The latest available figures indicate that consumers in the aggregate "spend" about 90 per cent. of the personal points available to them for the purchase of chocolate and sugar confectionery. Production and distribution are so adjusted as to ensure that there is no surplus of supplies.