HC Deb 07 December 1949 vol 470 c158W
Sir I. Fraser

asked the Secretary of State for Air what special arrangements are being made for extra Christmas rations and entertainments for Royal Air Force personnel at home and abroad.

Mr. A. Henderson

Arrangements have-been made for home units to purchase poultry, eggs, Christmas puddings and mince pies from their ration cash allowance or Institute funds. A pork ration will be issued instead of beef. Overseas units are being given a cash grant of 9d. a head for the purchase of extra fare. A special radio programme will be broadcast on the Forces Overseas Network on Christmas Day and special stage shows are being put on in some overseas Commands, but primarily entertainment is in the hands of station commanders.