Returning Foreign Visitors (Food Parcels)

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 6th June 1945.

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Photo of Lieut-Colonel Sir William Wayland Lieut-Colonel Sir William Wayland , Canterbury 12:00 am, 6th June 1945

asked the Minister of Food what quantity of food raised in this country a Belgian or a Frenchman coming to this country on business can take back as part of his luggage.

Photo of Mr John Llewellin Mr John Llewellin , Uxbridge

After a mere visit here, none, Sir.

Photo of Lieut-Colonel Sir William Wayland Lieut-Colonel Sir William Wayland , Canterbury

Does that mean that a farmer cannot give to a Belgian friend, who is starving, a bit of ham or bacon?

Hon. Members:

Ham?

Photo of Mr John Llewellin Mr John Llewellin , Uxbridge

Yes, Sir, it certainly does.