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Chocolate And Sugar Confectionery

Volume 478: debated on Wednesday 25 October 1950

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asked the Minister of Food when he expects to be able to remove or substantially to modify the present restrictions upon the issue of licences to people wishing to manufacture chocolate and sugar confectionery.

New licences to make chocolate and sugar confectionery are issued freely but I cannot supply sugar or other controlled materials with them, and they allow the use only of the uncontrolled materials available on the open market. The provision of additional sugar for manufacturers, including newcomers, will, I am afraid, have to wait until it is possible to increase the domestic ration.