HC Deb 08 July 1941 vol 373 c55W
Mr. Oliver

asked the Secretary of State for War whether his attention has been drawn to the complaints of the shortage of cigarettes for men in the Army; and whether any steps are being taken to remedy this complaint?

Captain Margesson

As my hon. Friend is aware, the demand for cigarettes in the country as a whole exceeds the available supplies, and until the general position improves I can hold out no hope of an increase in the supplies at present available to the Army through the Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes.

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