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Butchers' Profits

Volume 478: debated on Wednesday 25 October 1950

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asked the Minister of Food what reply he has given to the request made to him by the National Federation of Meat Traders Association that he should make a practical demonstration how butchers can make a profit with present costs; and, if so, what reply he has given to this request.

The costings investigation on which my Department relies reflects the actual profits earned by butchers over an agreed period. The National Federation has been told of this several times.