HC Deb 08 July 1941 vol 373 c20
33. Mr. Thorne

asked the President of the Board of Trade what action he proposes to take in connection with the decision of the Tobacco Trades Association, who have a number of firms under their control in London and the provinces, and who have threatened to ban several firms for giving undue preference to their own retail shops?

Sir A. Duncan

The action of the Tobacco Trade Association was taken with the full approval of the Board of Trade.