John Strachey takes over from Ben Smith as Food Minister. London.
Item title reads - Strachey new Food Minister.
C/U of old Food Minister Ben Smith who has resigned after 10 months in office. M/S as the new Minister, John Strachey, gets out of a car, C/U of him. Various shots of his wife at home cooking, she gives the food to their two children. M/S of Strachey in his office giving a speech. It shows footage of his wife and children at home. He says he wants to try and put more variety into diets and promises to always tell the truth whether it is good or bad.