§ Mr. H. Wilson,
pursuant to his statement [OFFICIAL REPORT, 6th May, 1948; C. 1469–72], supplied the following information:
Boys', girls' and infants' footwear and rainwear made wholly or mainly of plastic sheeting becomes coupon free.
Adults' footwear: all coupon pointings halved except for crepe-soled shoes.
Crepe-soled shoes are no longer classed with footwear with soles of leather and the coupon rate is accordingly substantially reduced.
Gloves: all coupon pointings halved.
Coupon pointings for certain waterproof garments reduced as follows:—
Waterproof garment (mackintosh, raincoat, cape, cloak, jacket, trousers or like garment) unlined or saddle-lined and of single texture material other than Group I material or gaberdine.
Men's and women's reduced to 4 coupons.
Boys' and girls' reduced to 3 coupons.
Infants' reduced to 2 coupons.166W
Waterproof garment (mackintosh, raincoat, cape, cloak, jacket, trousers, or like garment) of double texture material other than Group I material or gaberdine.
Men's and women's reduced to 8 coupons.
Boys' and girls' reduced to 5 coupons.
Infants' reduced to 2 coupons.
Women's unfashioned stockings, other than woollen and nylon, reduced to I coupon per pair.
Utility wool cloths:—
Materials in the following utility classifications transferred from Group I to Group II and thus reduced in coupon pointing by one-third:—
206 217 B 208 220 B 210 B/1 235 B/1 210 B/2 235 B/2 210 C/1 235 C/1 210 C/2 235 C/2 211
Garments made from these cloths will take the coupon pointing appropriate to garments made from cloths of Group II.