HC Deb 11 February 1946 vol 419 cc29-30W
Mr. J. Hudson

asked the Minister of Food whether the diversion of 20,000,000 bushels of grain for food instead of alcohol, in view of the world grain shortage, as announced by the U.S. President, is to be accompanied by any similar action here.

Dr. Edith Summerskill

The question raised by the hon. Member is one of those which are receiving urgent consideration in connection with the world cereals position. My right hon. Friend hopes to be in a position to make a statement at an early date.

Cardiff and Swansea prisons during each of the last 10 years; the expenditure on these prisoners by the South Wales and Monmouthshire Discharged Prisoners' Aid Society for each of the last 10 years; and the expenses of administration of the same society for each of the last 10 years.

Mr. Ede

The three prisoners' aid -societies operating in South Wales amalgamated in 1937 and a certificate of efficiency was issued to the new society— South Wales and Monmouth—in November, 1937 The operation of the new society consequently commenced with the year. 1938. The information asked for covering the period 1938–44 inclusive is set out in the following Table: