HC Deb 26 April 1948 vol 450 cc10-1W
78. Lieut.-Colonel Corbett

asked the Minister of Food what raw materials are used in the manufacture of milk cartons; and what is the monthly consumption of these expendable containers.

Dr. Summerskill

The raw materials used are: (1) Waxing cartridge (paper); (2) Wax; (3) Steel for the closures. The monthly consumption of cartons is, as near as we can estimate, 7 million.