§ 121. Mr. Turton
asked the Minister of Food if he will give the items of expenditure by which he has calculated from the survey that 6s. 9d. per week is spent on food other than basic-subsidised food.
§ Mr. F. Willey
Following are the details. The survey gave the following estimate of average weekly expenditure per person on food other than subsidised foods:
s. d. Fruit of all kinds (including nuts) 1 6¼ Meat (excluding carcase meat) and meat products 1 2¼ Cakes and biscuits 1 0½ Vegetables and vegetable products (excluding potatoes) 9¾ Fish and fish products 7¾ Other cereal foods 6¼ Preserves, syrup and treacle 4¼ Condensed and dried milk 1½ Coffee, cocoa and cocoa drinks 1¼ Unrationed cheese and fats 1 Miscellaneous items (a) 4¼ 6 9 (a) Soups and extracts, spreads and dressings, patent drinks and foods, condiments, etc.