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Chocolate Easter Eggs

Volume 462: debated on Monday 7 March 1949

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asked the Minister of Food if he will release chocolate Easter eggs from the ration two weeks before the general derationing of sweets clue on 25th April.

We need to build up stocks to meet the initial demand and I am afraid that 24th April, which is the end of a four-week ration period, is the earliest date on which we can deration any sweets, including Easter eggs.