HC Deb 12 March 1947 vol 434 c189W
64. Sir W. Smithers

asked the Minister of Food if he will cease to import flour and only import grain, so that the milling can be done in Britain and the resulting offals used for animal feedingstuffs.

Dr. Summerskill

No, Sir. British flour mills are already working to capacity and it would not be possible to produce here all the flour needed to meet the present demand which is 16 per cent. in excess of prewar.

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