HC Deb 06 July 1949 vol 466 c2143
47. Sir Ian Fraser

asked the Minister of Food whether he will now make a further statement about supplies of chocolates and sweets.

The Minister of Food (Mr. Strachey)

Not at present.

Sir I. Fraser

Would not the Minister have been wise, before he took sweets off the ration, to have enlarged the ration to see how big the sweet tooth of the nation really was?

Mr. Strachey

The ration was increased before de-rationing took place.

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