Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th November 1946.

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Photo of Dr Edith Summerskill Dr Edith Summerskill , Fulham West 12:00 am, 27th November 1946

Shopkeepers in Newport get their jam, home-produced marmalade and dried fruits, on permits related to the number of their registered customers, to whom, I can assure my hon. Friend, they can certainly supply their proper share of these articles. Biscuits, and canned peas, and beans are on points, but though I have no reason to think that multiple stores are getting disproportionate supplies, I am at the moment reviewing the distribution of all points rationed foods.