HC Deb 13 August 1947 vol 441 c2421
37. Mr. Driberg

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how soon the special arrangements for enabling old age pensioners to get tobacco cheaply will be in force.

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (Mr. William Whiteley)

I have been asked to reply. On 13th October next.

Mr. Chetwynd

Would my right hon. Friend ask his right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer if this decision could be made retrospective from the introduction of the Budget?