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Volume 486: debated on Monday 9 April 1951

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asked the Minister of Food what annual quantities of cheese he estimates would be required to sustain a 3-oz. weekly ration and a 2-oz. weekly ration, respectively.

To meet various priority requirements and to maintain a 2-oz. ration for non-priority consumers about 210,000 tons a year are needed. For a 3-oz. ration about 78,000 tons a year more would be needed, making a total of 288,000 tons.