HC Deb 14 October 1941 vol 374 c1218
3. Sir I. Albery

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether women agricultural workers, not members of the Land Army, can be allowed extra coupons for obtaining necessary overalls, woollen gloves and Wellington boots?

Sir A. Duncan

A statement of the special clothing needs of agricultural workers of both sexes, including the needs of new entrants, has been prepared by the National Farmers' Union and the trade unions concerned and is now being examined. Additional coupon; will be issued where it is established that such needs cannot be met out of the normal ration.

7. Mr. Hannah

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether it is intended to make any difference in the issue of coupons between members of the public who do, and do not, require athletic equipment?

Sir A. Duncan

No, Sir.

Mr. Hannah

Cannot anything be done for the Home Guard, for whom this is a very pressing matter, especially in Bilston?

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