HC Deb 03 March 1947 vol 434 cc8-9W
75. Mr. M. Lindsay

asked the Minister of Food the percentage increases or de- creases in consumption, respectively, of milk, butter and cheese in 1946, as compared with 1938.

Dr. Summerskill

Civilian consumption in 1946 was 44 per cent. higher than the prewar average in the case of milk, 14 per cent. higher for cheese and 56 per cent. lower in the case of butter.