HC Deb 12 May 1952 vol 500 c851
34. Dr. King

asked the Minister of Food what restrictions his Department places on the supply of tea to British Railways restaurants and buffets as compared with private restaurants.

Dr. Hill

Both sets of establishments are treated in precisely the same way.

Dr. King

Since the Minister's reply shows that he provides an adequate amount of tea for restaurants on the railways, will he use his influence with the Minister of Transport to see that, for the first time in history, the railways provide a decent cup of tea for passengers getting tea on platforms, or in buffets?

Dr. Hill

One can hardly expect my right hon. and gallant Friend to assume responsibility for the strength of cups of tea.

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