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Meat Subsidy

Volume 438: debated on Monday 9 June 1947

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asked the Minister of Food what was the amount of the subsidy for the year 1946 on canned meat, fresh arid frozen home produced meat, and fresh and frozen imported meat, respectively.

The Ministry's accounts are prepared for financial years ending on 31st March. For the year ended 31st March, 1946, the subsidy on canned meat was £1.5 million, on home produced meat £24.6 million, and on imported carcase meat £6.4 million.