HC Deb 14 December 1939 vol 355 cc1302-3W
Mr. Creech Jones

asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what instruc- tions have been issued to food executive officers regarding the provision of supplementary rations in respect to foods about to be rationed, to heavy workers, vegetarians, invalids, etc.?

Mr. W. S. Morrison

Food executive officers have been informed that no arrangements are being made, in connection with the present scheme, to provide supplementary rations for heavy workers or alternative rations for vegetarians, having regard to the adequacy of supplies of alternative foodstuffs, and that the issue in certain circumstances of supplementary rations to invalids is under consideration.