Cheese Ration

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28 March 1945.

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Photo of Mr Samuel Viant Mr Samuel Viant , Willesden West 12:00, 28 March 1945

asked the Minister of Food whether he will give sympathetic consideration to the position of persons living alone when re-fixing the cheese ration and allow them to continue to have the present ration of three ounces.

Photo of Mr William Mabane Mr William Mabane , Huddersfield

My right hon. and gallant Friend sympathises with the difficulties of those who live alone, but he does not consider he would be justified in varying in their favour the general policy of fixing rations at the highest possible level for all to enjoy.