HC Deb 29 November 1948 vol 458 c1619
34. Sir W. Smithers

asked the Minister of Food what are the present stocks of sugar and how much is stored in good storage buildings; and how much is on other sites.

Mr. Strachey

For reasons which have been repeatedly given to the House, I am not prepared to disclose the amount of our stocks. They are at the normal level necessary to maintain the higher rate of distribution beginning on 5th December. All refined sugar and most raw sugar is stored in good warehouses. The remainder of the raw sugar is stored on approved sites under specially constructed covering, which from experience has