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Rationed Food (Home Production)

Volume 439: debated on Monday 30 June 1947

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asked the Minister of Food if he will show for each main item of rationed food the percentage which is home produced.

As the answer contains a number of figures, I will, with permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

The percentage of the total supply of each main item of rationed food which was provided from home production in the year to the end of June, 1947, is as follows:

Liquid milk100
Eggs in shell76
Carcase meat44
Canned corned meatNil
Bacon and ham36
Margarine, lard and compound cooking fat, less than1