§ 41. Mr. Spence
asked the Minister of Food the highest and lowest weekly or monthly total number of bread rationing coupons checked by regional and local food offices during the last three months
§ Dr. Summerskill
I regret that the information asked for by the hon Member is not readily available.
§ Mr. Strachey
Between 21st July, 1946, and 31st August, 1947, 145 people have been prosecuted on 181 charges for offences in connection with the rationing and consumption of bread. Convictions were obtained on 176 of these charges.