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School Canteens (Cutlery)

Volume 465: debated on Tuesday 31 May 1949

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asked the Minister of Education when he will be prepared to permit local education authorities to resume purchases of cutlery for use in school canteens as obtained prior to 1940.

Equipment supplies are not yet sufficiently plentiful for me to contemplate abandoning central purchase. The stainless steel cutlery now obtained by this means is as good as that which authorities were able to purchase for themselves before 1940.