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Food Rations (Overseas Visitors)

Volume 415: debated on Thursday 1 November 1945

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asked the Minister of Food if he will allow one week's rations to visitors to this country and ensure that this ration is provided at the air or sea port of entry, thereby avoiding all delay.

Visitors can obtain appropriate food ration documents at any Food Office without delay. To provide facilities for these documents to be obtained at the point of arrival would involve the use of extra manpower, which is not available, and would inevitably cause delay and congestion at that point.