HC Deb 12 July 1950 vol 477 c104W
55. Mr. Bossom

asked the Minister of Food when confectioners will have sufficient supplies to enable their customers to buy on their ration either chocolate or boiled sweets as they desire.

Mr. Webb

Confectioners are now getting enough confectionery to give the consumer a reasonable choice between chocolate and boiled sweets. But I am afraid I cannot guarantee that the ration will be available to everybody in the particular form he would like. As to when this will be possible, I can only reply—as soon as our sugar supplies are adequate for all purposes.