Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.

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  • Miners. (5 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he is aware that grave disquietude prevails amongst the mining population of Ayrshire and Dumfriesshire at the scarcity of both...

  • Cheese. (12 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he is aware that cheese is a staple diet among miners, and will he undertake to provide a ration of at least 12 ounces a week to...

  • Canteens, Liverpool Docks. (7 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food what arrangements he is making to set ma canteens on the line of docks. Liverpool, providing hot meals at reasonable prices for the dockers?

  • Meat. (11 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he is aware that cheese and the full ration of meat valued at 1s. 2d. are unobtainable in several parts of the country; and can...

  • Eggs. (6 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he is aware that householders in Durham City can obtain only one egg per household in three weeks; and whether he will take steps...

  • Commercial Secretary, Ministry of Food. (2 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether the gentleman recently appointed Commercial Secretary to the Minister of Food has ceased to have financial interests in concerns...

  • Public Luncheons, Glasgow. (6 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food the number of luncheons held at City Chambers, Glasgow, since food rationing began where rationed foods have been supplied; and...

  • Supplementary Rations. (3 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he is now prepared to reconsider the decision not to allot supplementary or priority rations of certain foods to those engaged in...

  • Fruit, Glasgow. (3 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he will have an investigation made into the practice of fruit importers in Glasgow determining which firms with retail shops...

  • Fish. (3 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he is causing inquiry to be made into the methods of fish sales in the various fish markets in the country, as, owing to the...

  • Apples (Prices). (3 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food why the Order giving maximum prices for home-produced apples which came into force on 26th December, 1940, fixed the maximum wholesale...

  • Potatoes, Northern Ireland. (4 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether, as there is abundance of high-grade potatoes in Northern Ireland, he will make arrangements for the purchase of as large a...

  • National Debt. (2 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will show in all future returns issued by the Treasury the cost of management of, and the interest on, the National Debt as separate items?

  • Cardboard Goods (Plant, Scotland). (2 speeches)

    asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he is aware that there is idle plant in Scotland for the manufacture of all kinds of cardboard boxes and other paper and cardboard goods,...

  • Liverpool Dockers (Pay-Day). (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour, in conformity with his Liverpool dockers' pooling scheme, whether he is prepared to arrange an earlier pay-day than Saturday so as to enable the wives to have...

  • Empire Peoples (Use of Terms). (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether, in view of the resentment felt by representatives of African peoples in this country at the usage of the term "nigger," he will make...

  • Northern Rhodesia (Copper Belt). (4 speeches)

    Mr. Creech Jones: asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he is yet able to indicate a date for the publication of the Report on the dispute in the North Rhodesian copper...

  • Commodity Insurance Scheme. (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware of the long delay in settling claims for damage under the War Risks Insurance Act, 1939; and will he authorise payments on account...

  • War and Peace Aims. (6 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister whether consultations on peace aims and reconstruction have taken place with the Government of the United States of America; and whether he can give the House an...

  • Rumania (British Minister and Staff, Recall). (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he can make any statement of the reasons for the withdrawal of His Majesty's Minister and his staff from Bucharest?

  • New Member Sworn.

    Evelyn Walkden, Esquire, for the county of York (West Riding) (Doncaster Division).