Ration Reduction (Petition)

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 Sir Charles Edwards Sir Charles Edwards , Bedwellty 12:00 am, 6th June 1945

asked the Minister of Food whether he has considered a Petition from the inhabitants of Wattsville, Cross Keys, Monmouthshire, protesting against the reductions in rations and asking that they may be restored, or in creased, especially to men engaged in hard manual work; and what reply he has made.

Photo of Mr John Llewellin Mr John Llewellin , Uxbridge

The answer to the first part of the Question is "Yes, Sir." The answer to the petition is that the reductions would not have been made had supplies been sufficient to maintain rations at their previous levels.