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Rations (Agricultural Workers)

Volume 390: debated on Wednesday 30 June 1943

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food, whether, in view of the fact that men and women working on farms are unable to use canteens, and in view of the long hours and arduous nature of their work, he will consider increasing their rations, especially of meat, bacon and cheese?

Full consideration has been given to the position of agricultural workers but it is not possible to add to the special facilities already provided for supplementing their household rations.