Armed Forces: Food

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 4th July 2017.

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Photo of Frank Field Frank Field Labour, Birkenhead

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of diverting surplus Operational Ration Packs to people who are homeless.

Photo of Harriett Baldwin Harriett Baldwin The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

Work is being undertaken to consider the merits of providing surplus Operational Ration Packs to homeless people while still complying with the Ministry of Defence's gifting policy and current Food Safety legislation.

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