HC Deb 17 December 1947 vol 445 c1700
49. Sir Jocelyn Lucas

asked the Minister of Defence the potato rations for the three Services.

Mr. Alexander

The present potato ration of the Army at home is 1 lb. a day for men and 14 oz. for women. Under the Naval and Air Force systems of messing on a cash allowance basis, there are no fixed rations of potatoes. It is hoped shortly to announce the adjustment of various items of Service rations, including reductions in the amount of potatoes, in the case of all three Services.

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