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Egg Allocations

Volume 486: debated on Monday 9 April 1951

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asked the Minister of Food what is the current ration of eggs per person per week; and how far an increased ration will be possible in the near future.

Allocations of eggs at any particular time vary as between one district and another, but the average allocation per ration book for the week ending 7th April was three eggs. Supplies should continue to increase, but the level of egg production depends very much on the weather.