HC Deb 15 April 1947 vol 436 c8W
Mr. Dumpleton

asked the Secretary of State for War if he will state, in detail, the food rations which are now being issued to German prisoners of war who are living in camps and are employed in agriculture.

Mr. Bellenger

The present daily ration scale for German prisoners of war living in camps and employed in agriculture is as follows:

Meat (bone in) 2
Margarine 6/7
Cooking Fat 1/7
Bacon 3/7
Bread 18
Flour 1 2/7
Oatmeal 1 6/7
Offal or Sausage 1 3/7
Cheese 4/7
Preserves 4/7
Dried Fruit 4/7
Tea 2/7
Sugar 1 1/7
Milk powder, skimmed 1
Potatoes (old) 20
Vegetables, fresh 8
Vegetables, dried 1 1/7
Fresh fish (when available) 5
Ration Cash Allowance 2d.
6/7 ounce of coffee may be issued instead of tea on not more than three days a week.