Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 17th February 1942.
Alert me about debates like this
I have announced the Government's policy with regard to the basic ration, and I prefer the policy of a
reduction where necessary in the light of events rather than a ruthless abolition of the basic ration at the present time.
Making it easy to keep an eye on the UK’s parliaments. Discover who represents you, how they’ve voted and what they’ve said in debates – simply and clearly.
Get insights on TheyWorkForYou and other mySociety sites, in our popular newsletter
Your donations keep this site and others like it running
mySociety is a registered charity in England and Wales (1076346) and a limited company (03277032). We provide commercial services through our wholly owned subsidiary SocietyWorks Ltd (05798215).