HC Deb 13 December 1945 vol 417 c791W
Squadron-Leader Fleming

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will consider the advisability of permitting merchants to market textiles, such as towellings, which have deteriorated through lengthy storage in warehouses, at a lower coupon value than sound goods of similar categories.

Sir S. Cripps

Provision has already been made in the Consumer Rationing Order for traders to dispose of rationed goods at one half or one quarter of the normal coupon rate if supplied at or below certain reduced prices.

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