HC Deb 22 April 1947 vol 436 c85W
65. Mr. Peter Freeman

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware of the shortage of baby linen in South Wales and, in particular, Newport; and whether, in view of the large increase in the birth-rate, additional supplies are being made available.

Mr. Belcher

I am very well aware of the shortage of baby linen and of the urgent need for increasing supplies in all parts of the country. All possible steps are being taken to make good the arrears of production brought about by the fuel crisis, and to meet the steadily rising demand