Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.

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  • Sugar (Bee-Keepers). (2 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food when he expects to be able to announce the amount of sugar which will be avail able during the winter months for bee keepers?

  • Meat (Retailers' Profits). (2 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food what is the approximate gross percentage of profit allowed to retailers of meat under the present scheme?

  • Butter and Cooking Fats. (2 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he is aware of the difficulties experienced by consumers who have registered for butter with far-away dairymen, in regard to the...

  • New Potatoes (Price). (5 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he can give any information in connection with the price to be paid for the new potatoes to the growers; and whether any...

  • Raspberries (Price). (4 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether, in any scheme to control the price of raspberries, he will take into consideration the outlay of the producer, especially the...

  • Fish Friers (Fat). (6 speeches)

    Mr. David Adams: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether, in view of the urgency of maintaining the availability of fried fish to the working population of this country...

  • Dominion Pulses. (4 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he is satisfied that the present policy of making all purchases of pulses from the Dominions pass through the normal trading...

  • Eggs (Grading). (2 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he will consider the immediate installation of an egg-grading machine at the Newport egg collecting centre, and so expedite the...

  • Shopping Queues. (2 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he will consider instituting some method of procedure to avoid food queues which should, in general practice, be unnecessary; and...

  • Small Shopkeepers. (12 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he is aware that certain local food officers are issuing notices in forming individual shopkeepers with less than 25 customers...

  • Beer (Farm Workers). (6 speeches)

    Mr. De la Bère: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he will take steps to ensure more adequate supplies of beer for men harvesting in the months of August...

  • Blackberries (Jam Making). (4 speeches)

    asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether, in view of the fact that the shortage of the fruit crop this year may be as much as 50 per cent., he will stimulate the autumnal...