HC Deb 30 April 1941 vol 371 c439
58. Mr. Mort

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether, in view of the precedent of giving special consideration to certain classes of labour, cheese for miners and agricultural workers, he will extend the same consideration to men performing heavy work, such as steel, tin-plate and dock workers and give them a pro rata increase in their meat or bacon ration?

Major Lloyd George

No, Sir, my Noble Friend is not prepared to grant supplementary rations of meat or bacon to any category of worker. This could duly be done by reducing the general ration.