HC Deb 05 July 1944 vol 401 c1154
50. Mr. Eccles

asked the Minister of Food whether he will release the extra sugar for jam-making at once in view of the necessity to take advantage of as much of the soft fruit as possible in a scarce year.

Colonel Llewellin

The issue will be made during the four weeks commencing 23rd July. This is the earliest date at which supplies can be made available in retail shops.