HC Deb 03 November 1947 vol 443 cc169-70W
Mr. Hale

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is now able to announce the provision of corded white overalls for cotton spinners as a necessary precaution against industrial disease in the spinning industry to be made in accordance with the reply given by the Secretary of Overseas Trade to the junior Member for Oldham on 26th November, 1946.

Mr. H. Wilson

Experiments and trials have been carried out to find a suitable Utility cloth for manufacture into these overalls. The experiments have been completed and I am glad to say that cloth is now in production and should reach the overall manufacturers concerned very shortly.

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