HC Deb 20 April 1948 vol 449 c128W
79. Commander Maitland

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will consider providing a scheme whereby boarding house keepers who do not hold catering licences can obtain a supply of coupons for tea towels to enable them to carry on their business in a hygienic manner.

Mr. Belcher

I regret that I cannot see my way to make this concession. It would be administratively impossible to distinguish this type of small boarding house from the household taking in occasional lodgers or, indeed, from the ordinary household.

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