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Soft Fruit (Distribution)

Volume 389: debated on Wednesday 26 May 1943

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he will ensure that better arrangements are made this year than last for the distribution of Southern-grown soft fruit to the Northern districts of England?

The soft fruit crop is too small in total for even distribution to consumers throughout the country. As much as possible with be pre-empted for jam to be sold on the ration.

Will a certain amount be allowed for householders to make their own jam?