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Ministry Of Food Rationed Foods (Take-Up)

Volume 523: debated on Monday 1 February 1954

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asked the Minister of Food the non-take up of all rationed foods for each monthly period since the date when these figures were last published.

The following table shows for recent ration periods the extent to which deliveries of rationed

NOTE: The symbol + indicates deliveries in excess of entitlement on the four-weekly basis.
Four-week Period endedBacon (a)MeatButter
'000 tonsPercent.Equivalent rations million'000 tonsPercentEquivalent rations million'000 tonsPercent.Equivalent rations million
3rd October1·852·7+4·0+32·02·184·6
31st October5·5148·11·810·90·831·8
28th November4·8137·1+1·6+1+0·80·731·9
26th December
Four-week Period endedMargarineCooking FatCheese
'000 tonsPercent.Equivalent rations million'000 tonsPercent.Equivalent rations million'000 tonsPercent.Equivalent rations million
3rd October5·62112·44·03117·61·3117·4
31st October1·974·31·9148·10·864·2
28th November4·6148·21·4105·93·32013·5
26th December
(a) Deliveries of unrationed Category C bacon were as follows:—
'000 tons
Period to 3rd October9·8
Period to 31st October8·6
Period to 28th November8·2
Period to 26th December7·4