HC Deb 23 June 1948 vol 452 c137W
48. Mr. Marples

asked the Minister of Food whether he will consider replacing the cooking compound by pure lard; and making a slight increase in this ration.

Mr. Strachey

We cannot get enough lard to replace compound cooking fat entirely. But when the Argentine supplies arrive, which will be shortly, we shall be able to replace some of it. I am afraid there is no prospect at present of an increase in the cooking fat ration.

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