HC Deb 29 July 1949 vol 467 c189W
Sir D. Robertson

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) the revenue expenditure incurred by the Herring Board since they became tenants of the Government cold store at Perth; and the income for the same period calculated at the rate paid for similar produce by the Ministry of Food in the provinces;

(2) The date on which the Herring Board took over the Government cold store in Perth; the length of lease; the annual rental payable by the Board; and if it includes local rates;

(3) How much capital expenditure the Herring Industry Board has incurred on the Government cold store at Perth.

Mr. Woodburn

The Herring Industry Board have not become tenants of the Government cold store at Perth.

Sir D. Robertson

asked the Minister of Works the capital cost of the Government

thousands of tons
Meat (a) Bacon Cheese (b) Butter Margarine Lard and Cooking Fat
Total 390.4 43.9(c) 45.1 67.7 103.3 61.0
of which estimated allocations to.—
Catering Establishments (inc. canteens and schools) 44.7 3.4(c) 4.1 5.9 9.6 5.0
Institutions 8.6 0.6 0.7 1.3 2.0 0.6
Manufacturers and Trade Users (d) 35.4 0.1 1.2 11.0 17.9
Services and other non-domestic users 7.9 1.3 1.8 1.6 3.3 0.9
(a) Rationed meat, offal and canned corned meat, but excluding 9.7 thousand tons of other canned meat for sale against points, which cannot be apportioned.
(b) excluding 2.6 thousand tons of cheese for sale against points which cannot be apportioned
(c) Including 0.8 thousand tons of Category "F" bacon allocated to industrial canteens.
(d) For civilian and Services consumption.