HC Deb 15 July 1949 vol 467 c39W
Mr. Granville

asked the Minister of Food if he will restrict the period of milk rationing as from 10th July to the time covered by the severe conditions of drought.

Mr. Strachey

I am afraid that this would not be practicable. The reintroduction of the allocation scheme is necessary because the supply of milk is now in a seasonal decline. The hot weather has merely accentuated this decline and cool and rainy weather now would not arrest it.