§ 80. Lieutenant-Colonel Sir S. HOARE
asked the Minister of Food whether he will state the present stocks held by the Government of corn, meat, and tea?
The stocks held by the Ministry of Food in the United Kingdom are at present as follows:
Tons. Wheat … 285,563 Flour … 302,708 Meat—Frozen … 42,659 Meat—Canned … 13,500 Meat—Bacon and hams … 25,308 Tea … 45,953
§ Colonel ASHLEY
Is it the intention of the Government to make a profit out of the sale of the stocks they now hold?