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Biscuits (Public Houses)

Volume 437: debated on Wednesday 14 May 1947

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asked the Minister of Food why supplies of biscuits are made available to public houses for resale to the public without points having to be surrendered; and whether he is aware that these supplies are frequently misused for the purpose of illegitimate trade in biscuits.

Public houses licensed as catering establishments can get biscuits, but only for consumption as a meal or part of a meal. If my hon. Friend will give me details of any misuse of these biscuits I will look into the matter.