§ Sir H. HARRIS
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether arrangements can be made to supply officers serving at the War Office with the extra meat coupons to -which they are entitled through the head of their branch, as is done in the case of sugar cards, instead of requiring them to make personal application in uniform at the local food office?
§ Mr. CLYNES
The arrangement regarding sugar permits, to which my hon. Friend refers, was made at a time when all sugar ration documents were issued from a central distribution office. Local distribution has, on the other hand, always been an essential feature of the meat rationing scheme, and the Food Controller regrets that he cannot make the alteration suggested by my hon. Friend.