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Milk (Directed Distribution)

Volume 414: debated on Monday 22 October 1945

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asked the Minister of Food whether he is aware that milk is often directed to creameries which are unnecessarily remote; and whether he will take steps to revise the directions by the Milk Distributive Board, so that producers may be able to dispose of their milk at the creameries nearest to them.

Whenever possible milk is directed to the nearest creamery, but in certain cases it is necessary in order to arrange for the equitable distribution of the available supplies or to provide for the requirements of the manufacturing programme to send milk to more distant creameries.