HC Deb 27 November 1950 vol 481 c116W
105. Mr. G. Williams

asked the President of the Board of Trade how many months reserve supply of newsprint are held at present.

Mr. Bottomley

Newsprint stocks were estimated to amount to nearly two months' consumption at 22nd October last, and are expected to be slightly higher on 31st December. Of this amount, about seven weeks' supply is held by newspapers, the balance being held by mills and others.

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