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Volume 439: debated on Monday 23 June 1947

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asked the Minister of Food whether he will publish figures showing the estimated quantity of food lost by avoidable waste during the 12 months prior to the nearest convenient date, together with the comparable figures for a like period in 1938–39.

For figures of the total wastage on imported foods in 1945–46, down to the point where they reach the trader, I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer given to my hon. Friend the Member for Newport (Mr. Peter Freeman) on 15th November last.