HC Deb 22 March 1938 vol 333 c1015W
Mr. Morgan

asked the Secretary of State for War whether the War Office will follow the example of the Admiralty in supplying mattresses for soldiers' beds with curled hair, or some closely allied substance, to replace the hard felt substance which is at present used?

Mr. Hore-Belisha

My hon. Friend will see from paragraph 13 (c) of the White Paper issued yesterday (Cmd. 5696) that steps are being taken this year to provide more comfortable bedsteads and bolsters for soldiers. The new bolster filling is to be hair. The new bedsteads will have spring mattresses.

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