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New Ration Books

Volume 436: debated on Wednesday 23 April 1947

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asked the Minister of Food whether, in compiling the new food rationing books, he has included single bread rationing coupons only, in order to facilitate the purchase of this food.

No, Sir, they would take up too much room, and comparatively few single bread unit coupons are needed for ordinary shopping. But we are doing away with the 6-unit coupon in the new books by using four pages instead of three for bread.