Oral Answers to Questions — Soap Rationing (Miners).

– in the House of Commons on 3rd June 1942.

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Photo of Mr Tom Smith Mr Tom Smith , Normanton

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he is yet in a position to make a statement with regard to the soap ration to mineworkers employed at collieries where no pit-head baths exist?

Photo of Mr Robert Taylor Mr Robert Taylor , Morpeth

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food when the extra ration of soap for miners without pit-head baths will be brought into operation?

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food (Major Lloyd George):

I hope that within the next two or three weeks such miners may be placed on the same footing in respect of soap supplies as the miners with pit-head baths.