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Fats And Sugar (Bakers' Allocations)

Volume 466: debated on Monday 27 June 1949

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44.

asked the Minister of Food whether the allocation of fats and sugar to bakers can be made no longer to depend on the number of meat pies sold in particular in rural areas.

In general, the allocation of fats and sugar to bakers is based on the quantities which they used before the war. Those bakers, who act as manufacturers for the organisers of rural meals schemes, receive additional allocations which are related to the number of meals served. We do not propose to alter this arrangement.