Jellies (Manufacture)

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 11th April 1945.

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Photo of Reverend Dr James Little Reverend Dr James Little , Down 12:00 am, 11th April 1945

asked the Minister of Food whether, owing to the constant demand for jellies by sick persons, invalids and delicate children, he will authorise the early resumption of their manufacture in order to meet a pressing need.

Photo of Mr William Mabane Mr William Mabane , Huddersfield

No, Sir. I regret that the supply position does not yet permit a resumption of manufacture.

Photo of Reverend Dr James Little Reverend Dr James Little , Down

As sugar is bring assigned for less necessary needs, will the Minister grant sufficient sugar to allow a certain percentage of jellies to be manufactured to meet a pressing public demand?

Photo of Mr William Mabane Mr William Mabane , Huddersfield

There is every desire to resume manufacture as soon as the supply position permits.