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Tubercular Persons (Rations)

Volume 480: debated on Monday 6 November 1950

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79.

asked the Minister of Food what priority food rations are granted to people suffering from tuberculosis; and what alterations in such priorities have been made this year.

Three eggs a week, and a double ration of butter or margarine which at present gives an extra 4 ounces. Before June this year the weekly allowances were three eggs, an extra 3 ounces of butter or margarine, and an extra ounce each of cooking fat and bacon. When milk was controlled the priority supply was 14 pints a week.