HC Deb 18 June 1940 vol 362 c22
44. Mr. Parker

asked the Minister of Supply whether advertising hoardings which are rendered unnecessary owing to the paper shortage will be removed and their timber put to more useful purposes?

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Supply (Mr. Harold Macmillan)

A scheme is being prepared for salvaging any serviceable material available from the source mentioned by my hon. Friend. Requisitioning may be necessary to secure supplies at the right price. The amount of serviceable timber which can be so secured should not, however, be exaggerated.

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