HC Deb 08 May 1940 vol 360 cc1239-40W
Captain Medlicott

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether, in order to effect further economy in the use of paper, he will issue instructions to all Government Departments that, wherever practicable, the carbon copy of each outgoing letter shall be taken on the back of the incoming letter which is being replied to, instead of on a separate sheet?

Captain Crookshank

There are practical objections to the adoption of my hon. Friend's suggestion in Government Departments, which would outweigh the very small saving of carbon copy paper that could be effected.

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