HC Deb 23 November 1951 vol 494 c93W
Mr. Holman

asked the Secretary for Overseas Trade, as representing the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, what is the prospective newsprint supply position as the result of recent discussions in the United States of America.

Mr. Hopkinson

The Pulp and Paper Committee of the International Materials Conference adjourned last September and has only re-assembled this week. I am not, therefore, in a position to forecast its conclusions or their effect on our own supply prospects.

As far as can be seen at present, it should be possible to maintain the current level of consumption of newsprint in this country.

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