HC Deb 06 February 1945 vol 407 cc1937-8W
Mr. W. J. Brown

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of the high prices now being charged for ladies' handbags, he will now arrange for the production of a utility handbag at a reasonable price.

Mr. Dalton

I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer which I gave him on this subject on 19th December last. Since then, I have taken further steps to encourage the production of the cheaper types of handbags by removing, as from 1st February, the quota restrictions on manufacturers of this class of bag.

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