HC Deb 31 July 1946 vol 426 c198W
108. Air-Commodore Harvey

asked the President of the Board of Trade what are the stocks of raw silk held in this country; and if he intends to reduce the price of this silk to manufacturers.

Mr. Marquand

The total stock of raw silk in the United Kingdom is at present about 600,000 lbs., the greater part of which is held by the Silk Control. The selling prices charged by the Control were reduced from 25th July to keep them in line with selling prices abroad.

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