HC Deb 25 February 1949 vol 461 c337W
Sir H. Morris-Jones

asked the Minister of Food whether he will now make arrangements for a better provision of milk for elderly people, particularly those living alone or without a family.

Mr. Strachey

I am afraid that I still cannot see my way to give old people a special allowance at the expense of other consumers. I am glad to say, however, that the non-priority milk allowance will be increased to three pints a week from 6th March next, and old people will benefit, with other consumers, from the increased supplies.

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