Mr. T. F. RICHARDS
asked the Secretary of State for War if he will state how many pairs of boots there are in stock at Pimlico, and how many pairs of shoes less than three years old; how many pairs of boots and how many pairs of shoes are there at Pimlico which have been in stock for more than three years; how many pairs of these were made outside the United Kingdom and how many pairs are size 10 and over?
§ Mr. HALDANE
The figures are as follows:—
Boots and shoes in stock at Pimlico:— Pairs. Boots, Ankle, over 3 years old 36,000 Boots, Ankle, under 3 years old 287,000 Total 323,000 Shoes,over3 years old 7,500 Shoes, under 3 years old 4,000 Total 11,500
Of these 6,783 pairs of ankle boots and 99 pairs of shoes were made outside the United Kingdom, none of which are less than three years old. Of size 10 and over there are 36,501 pairs of ankle boots and 1,191 pairs of shoes.