§ 65. Mr. Price-White
asked the Minister of Food how many catering licences were in operation in the urban district of Penmaenmawr as on 1st September. 1948; how many of them were in force for the whole year; how many for seasonal operation only; and what were the same figures as at 31st December, 1948.
§ Mr. Strachey
On each date there were 94 licences valid for the whole year. On 1st September there were also two seasonal licences in operation, and on 31st December one seasonal licence that had been extended.
§ 66. Mr. Price-White
asked the Minister of Food in what circumstances was the catering licence, originally 130W granted to Mr. R. Abanson in respect of the Oxford Hall, Penmaenmawr, transferred to Mr. J. Gubay; and was this transfer made with the approval or upon the recommendation of the Penmaenmawr Urban District Food Committee as then constituted.
§ Mr. Strachey
Mr. Allison's licence could not be transferred to Mr. Gubay because he never opened the business. Mr. Gubay's application for a new licence was refused by the Food Control Committee, but granted, on appeal, by the Divisional Food Officer, on grounds of consumer need.
§ 67. Mr. Price-White
asked the Minister of Food if he will state the number of signatories to a petition submitted to his Divisional Food Officer in support of an application for a catering licence for the winter quarter, which was submitted in respect of the Oxford Hall, Penmaenmawr, in September last; and how many of those signing the petition were residents of Penmaenmawr.