HC Deb 18 April 1946 vol 421 cc474-5W
38. Wing-Commander Hulbert

asked the President of the Board of Trade the cost to the Exchequer of the subsidy on wool piecegoods which came into operation on 1st February, 1945; and if it is now proposed to abolish this subsidy, as has been done in the case of wool.

Mr. Belcher:

For the 12 months beginning 1st April, 1945, payments amounted to £2,652,000. The answer to the second part of the Question is in the negative.

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