National Loaf (Oatmeal Flour)

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies – in the House of Commons on 18th November 1942.

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Photo of Mr Robert Boothby Mr Robert Boothby , Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire Eastern

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether it is proposed to include a proportion of oatmeal flour in the national loaf?

Photo of Mr Robert Boothby Mr Robert Boothby , Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire Eastern

When does the Ministry propose to do this?

Photo of Mr William Mabane Mr William Mabane , Huddersfield

I could not say without notice.

Viscountess Astor:

Would it not be better to put barley into bread instead of beer?

Photo of Mr William Mabane Mr William Mabane , Huddersfield

There is no beer in the national loaf.