HC Deb 09 October 1946 vol 427 cc67-8W
85. Mr. Harrison

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will consider making concessions to the ordinary housewife by reducing the coupons required to purchase household linen of all kinds before making any further reduction in the number of coupons required for wearing apparel.

Mr. Belcher

We are anxious to make more supplies of household textiles available to housewives, and the production both of household textiles and of apparel is being increased as fast as the labour in the textile industries permits. We will certainly bear my hon. Friend's sugggestion in mind.

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