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Catering Establishments (Meals)

Volume 388: debated on Thursday 22 April 1943

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether, in view of his repeated warnings of a possible shortage of meat and other foodstuffs, he will now take steps to close luxury hotels and make the production of food coupons a condition of service in the case of hotels and restaurants that are considered indispensable?

The service of meals in catering establishments is already controlled by the Meals in Establishments Order and my Noble Friend does not consider that it would be desirable to impose further restrictions at the present time.