Carcase Meat (Stocks)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12 July 1948.

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Photo of Dr Edith Summerskill Dr Edith Summerskill , Fulham West 12:00, 12 July 1948

The dock strike caused us to issue canned corned meat in lieu of some 17,500 tons of carcase meat. Owing to the delay in the turn-round of refrigerated shipping a comparable quantity of fresh meat was not added to our stocks: consequently the reply to the second part of the Question is "No. Sir."