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Volume 481: debated on Wednesday 22 November 1950

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asked the Minister of Food to what extent supplies of pork are increasing; and whether it will be possible for more distributions of pork to be made available on the meat rations.

The pig population in September this year was 8.5 per cent. greater than in September last year. Most of the pigs slaughtered are, of course, needed for bacon but there should be a gradual increase in the amount of pork available.