§ Mr. Walker-Smith
asked the Secretary of State for War what are the prices to the soldier in Korea, respectively, of the items of which he has been informed, stocked and to be stocked by the Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes.
§ Mr. Strachey
Following is the information:
Items already stocked By N.A.A.F.I. Prices Cigarettes, Players type. packets of 20 11d. Tobacco packets of 2 0z. 1s. 7d. to 3s. 0d. Biscuits ½ lb. 2s. 0d. and 2s. 1d. Chocolate nominal 2 0z. 6d. Socks pair 5s. 6d. and 6s. 2d. Handkerchiefs each 1s. 1½d. and 1s. 8d. Toilet soap tablet 7d.to 9d. Razor sets each 1s. 3d. to 4s. 9d. Razor blades each 1d. to 4d. Brushes, nail each 11d. and 1s. 1½d. Brushes, shaving each 3s. 0d. to 10s. 4d. Brushes, tooth each 10d. to 1s. 5d. Fountain pens each 3s. 6d. 9s. 0d. 13s. 6d. Mirrors, metal and glass. each 1s. 5d. Cigarette lighters each 19s. 6d. Flints each 4½d. Wicks each 1d. Pipes each 2s. 8d. 4s. 5d. 10s. 5d. 16s. 8d. Hair cream, Brylcreem. 1s. 10d. Vaseline Hair Tonic 1s. 10d.
Items which will be stocked as early as possible Prices Condensed milk— unsweetened per tin 1s. 3d. sweetened per tin 1s. 6d. Paper backed books each 1s. 6d. Nail scissors pair 2s. 6d. and 4s. 3d. Nail clippers pair 1s. 1d. Combs in cases each 10½d. to 2s. 4d. Toilet soap Containers. each 8d. Ball point pens each 3s. 0d. to 3s. 8d. Ball point pen refills each 11½d. to 1s. 3½d. Penknives each 3s. 0d. to 10s. 8d. Cigarette cases each 12s. 7d. and 14s. 10d. Tobacco pouches, nylon. each 1s. 9½d. Sun glasses pair 3s. 7d. Torches each 4s. 7d. Torch batteries each 6d. Wallets each 7s. 6d. Spirit flasks, 6 oz., leather covered. each 32s. 0d. Notecases each 8s. 0d. and 14s. 0d. Key cases each 2s. 8½d. and 5s. 9d. Vacuum flasks each 7s. 0d.