HC Deb 10 April 1952 vol 498 c271W
Mr. Dudley Williams

asked the Minister of Food whether he is aware that rising costs are forcing small bakers in Devonshire out of business; and what steps he proposes to take to remedy the situation.

Major Lloyd George

In order to help the industry I have arranged for more speedy adjustment of the rate of bread subsidy to reflect changes in costs. The new procedure will apply to the rate to be settled after consultation with trade representatives this month.

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