HC Deb 06 April 1943 vol 388 c496
61. Mr. Clement Davies

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury how many copies have been sold of the full Report by Sir William Beveridge, the abridged edition of the same and the American edition of the same?

The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (Mr. Assheton)

The sales, in round figures, of the full Report are 250,000, of the abridged edition 350,000 and of the American edition 42,000.

Sir S. Reed

Will my hon. Friend tell the House how many of those copies have been read?