Oral Answers to Questions — Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 17th November 1942.

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Photo of Mr Evelyn Walkden Mr Evelyn Walkden , Doncaster

asked the Secretary of State for War (1), whether the recommendations contained in the Fifth Report of the Select Committee on National Expenditure, which suggest that Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes' canteen prices should be reduced, have been effectively operated;

(2) whether the meals and snacks served in Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes' canteens, particularly suppers, are sold on a net cost basis, or what per cent. is added to cost price when determining selling price; and whether he is aware that some meal prices are similar to those charged by small restaurant proprietors and competitive caterers?