§ 54. Mr. Hannah
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will consider the imposition of a purchase tax on all meals costing more than a certain amount?
§ Sir K. Wood
I note my hon. Friend's suggestion, but he will not expect me to anticipate my Budget Statement.
§ Mr. Hannah
Do the Government realise the deplorable effect upon Dominion and American officers when they see 50s. meals being served in London restaurants?
§ Miss Eleanor Rathbone
Is my right hon. Friend aware that the most serious aspect of this is not so much the expenditure of money as the wastage of food?