HC Deb 26 January 1955 vol 536 c152
45. Mrs. Mann

asked the Prime Minister what steps he proposes to take to protect consumers' and housewives' interests when the Ministry of Food closes down.

The Lord Privy Seal (Mr. Harry Crookshank)

I have been asked to reply.

The hon. Lady is under a misapprehension. The Ministry of Food will cease to be a separate Department but in its reduced form it will be joined with the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries to form a new Department concerned with all aspects of the provision and distribution of food.

Mrs. Mann

Can the right hon. Gentleman tell us what steps it is intended to take to enforce decisions?

Mr. Crookshank

That seems to be quite another question.

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