HC Deb 28 November 1945 vol 416 c1496W
Sir P.Hannon

asked the Minister of Food the circumstances under which the offer of 110,000 cases of stewed steak from South Africa was refused by his Ministry and transferred to U.N.R.R.A.

Sir B. Smith

The offer was not refused; the Ministry of Food agreed to a proposal that the goods in question should be transferred to U.N.R.R.A. as part of the supplies allocated to that body from the resources of the United Nations by the Combined Food Board.