HC Deb 25 October 1973 vol 861 cc699-700W
Mr. Alfred Morris

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will take steps to avert the threat of milk rationing due to the increasing shortage of milk bottles and the inability of manufacturers to replace them; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Anthony Grant

My Department is discussing the situation with the Glass Manufacturers Federation, which, I understand, has already held discussions with the Dairy Trade Federation. Meanwhile, the general public can help by ensuring the return of all empty milk bottles.

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