§ Sir H. Morris-Jones
asked the Secretary for Petroleum whether he is aware of the burden on householders in rural districts in the reception areas imposed by the 20 per cent. reduction in the amount of paraffin available, in view of the additional number of people to cook for, and the fact that in many rural parishes the paraffin stove is the only available means of cooking; and whether he will go further into this matter?
I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer which I gave on the same point to the hon. and gallant Member for Petersfield (Sir G. Jeffreys) on 17th July, of which I am sending him a copy