HC Deb 10 December 1941 vol 376 c1549W
Mr. Rostron Duckworth

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food what steps are taken to ensure that the American canned foods supplied on the points system are of a suitable size for the average consumer; and how many points are required for tins of Spam, Mor and Treet, respectively?

Major Lloyd George

As regards the first part of the Question, the competent authorities have been advised where necessary of the sizes of the packs and the proportions of the various sizes in the total which are most suitable for distribution in this country. As regards the last part of the Question, the meats referred to require the surrender of 16 points per lb. or 1 point per ounce.

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