HC Deb 01 March 1951 vol 484 c310W
16. Mr. Russell

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will give the stocks of wood pulp for paper-making, industrial wood pulp, newsprint and other paper and board at the end of December. 1950, and January, 1951.

Mr. H. Wilson

Following is the answer:

At the end of December, 1950, stocks were approximately:

Woodpulp for papermaking 234,600
Industrial woodpulp 41,900
Newsprint 99,000
Other paper and board—papermakers' stocks only 54,800

At the end of January, 1951, the corresponding figures were:

Woodpulp for papermaking 236,000
Industrial woodpulp 42,000

The figures for newsprint and other paper and board for the end of January are not yet available.