Poultry Keeping (Ex-Service Men)

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture – in the House of Commons on 15th October 1942.

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Photo of Mr Reginald Sorensen Mr Reginald Sorensen , Leyton West

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he will reconsider the proposal to place disabled ex-Service men poultry keepers in the same category as the blind respecting supplementary rations for their flocks?

Photo of Mr Robert Hudson Mr Robert Hudson , Southport

I regret that the hon. Member's suggestion is not practicable.

Photo of Mr Reginald Sorensen Mr Reginald Sorensen , Leyton West

Has the right hon. Gentleman received any representations concerning this matter from interested organisations?

Photo of Mr Robert Hudson Mr Robert Hudson , Southport

I have had representations from a number of quarters about the hardships involved, but the rations are not available to enable me to alleviate those hardships.