Bread (Wheat Extraction Rate)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 21st March 1945.

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Photo of Dr Edith Summerskill Dr Edith Summerskill , Fulham West 12:00 am, 21st March 1945

Is the right hon. and gallant Gentleman aware that the highest scientific authorities have advised him and his Department that this action is not in the interests of the poorest section of the community, who are unable to supplement their diet with the richer food which contains proteins; and that this action is probably in the interests of the middle and the upper classes, and will be detrimental to the lower income groups?