§ Major Wyatt
asked the Minister of Food whether he is aware that there is a shortage of table and cooking salt in the Aston Division of Birmingham; and whether he will take immediate steps to see that adequate supplies are made available in the shops of Aston within the next few days so that housewives may have salt for cooking Christmas dinners.1499W
§ Sir B. Smith
I have received no complaints of shortage of salt in the Aston Division of Birmingham. If my hon. and gallant Friend has evidence of any particular difficulties I shall be pleased to look into the matter.