142. Lieut. - Colonel Clifton-Brown
asked the Minister of Education what steps he is taking to ensure that school and youth organisations can purchase recreational equipment such as cricket bats, balls and pads, hockey sticks, etc., which are now in short supply in the shops.
§ Mr. Tomlinson
The manufacturers of sports gear have given the Board of Trade an undertaking to do their best to make equipment available to suppliers who find difficulty in meeting reasonable demands from local education authorities, schools or youth organisations.