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Rations

Volume 436: debated on Tuesday 15 April 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for War if he will state, in detail, the food rations which are now being issued to German prisoners of war who are living in camps and are employed in agriculture.

The present daily ration scale for German prisoners of war living in camps and employed in agriculture is as follows:

Ounces
Meat (bone in)2
Margarine6/7
Cooking Fat1/7
Bacon3/7
Bread18
Flour1 2/7
Oatmeal1 6/7
Offal or Sausage1 3/7
Cheese4/7
Preserves4/7
Dried Fruit4/7
Tea2/7
Sugar1 1/7
Milk powder, skimmed1
Potatoes (old)20
Vegetables, fresh8
Vegetables, dried1 1/7
Salt
Fresh fish (when available)5
Ration Cash Allowance2d.
6/7 ounce of coffee may be issued instead of tea on not more than three days a week.