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asked the Secretary of State for War whether, in order to lessen the amount of food allocated to the Army, he will reconsider A.C.I./67/42 which precludes men in static units from keeping pigs except by permission of the agricultural officer?
Sir J. Grigg
The instructions referred to by my hon. Friend were introduced as a precaution to ensure that units paid proper regard to the necessary Health and Food Regulations. I am not aware that these instructions are hampering the production of pork where pigs can properly be kept.