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Bankruptcies (Meat Retailers)

Volume 463: debated on Thursday 7 April 1949

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asked the President of the Board of Trade how many meat retailers were adjudged bankrupt in 1938 and 1948 respectively.

In 1938, out of a total of 3,105 bankruptcies, 78 butchers and meat salesmen were adjudged bankrupt. For that year separate figures for retailers cannot be given. In 1948, out of 1,133 bankruptcies, four retail butchers and one meat salesman were adjudged bankrupt.