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Meat Ration

Volume 486: debated on Monday 9 April 1951

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asked the Minister of Food, having regard to the inclusion in the weekly ration of a greater proportion of higher-priced home-produced meat, what is the average weight per head of the present weekly ration as compared with the two weeks beginning 4th February, when the ration was reduced to 8d.

During the two weeks beginning 4th February the domestic ration of carcase meat in Great Britain averaged approximately 7.73 oz. as compared with an average of about 7.56 oz. at present.