HC Deb 11 April 1940 vol 359 c712
80. Dr. Little

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether, in view of the increased demand for aerated waters during the summer and the urgency of increasing the country's export trade in that direction, he will in crease the allowance of sugar to aerated water manufacturers from 40 per cent. to at least 60 per cent. of their pre-war consumption?

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

As the percentage reduction on sugar required by aerated water manufacturers is applied on a monthly basis, due weight is already given to seasonal fluctuations in demand. As regards the export trade, arrangements have been made for replacing in full any sugar used in manufactured articles for export to certain destinations.

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