HC Deb 18 October 1950 vol 478 cc2046-7
55. Mr. Higgs

asked the Minister of Food whether, in the near future and in time for the Festival of Britain, he will remove those restrictions whose effect is to prevent the production of York, Suffolk, Cumberland, Bradenham and other properly cured hams for which this country has been famous in the past.

Mr. Webb

I am afraid I could riot allow pig meat to be reserved for the production of these speciality hams while supplies of bacon are still insufficient for the maintenance of an adequate general ration.

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