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Towels And Tea-Cloths

Volume 387: debated on Tuesday 2 March 1943

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asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will consider allotting additional clothing coupons to householders, particularly small householders, who have anyone billeted on them, so as to enable them to replace their stock of household linen which, as the war continues, is not normally sufficient to meet the needs of their enlarged households?

No, Sir. As I informed my hon. and gallant Friend (the Member for Cambridge) on 10th November last, the only essential household goods subject to coupon are towels and tea cloths; and everyone who does not provide his own should take his turn to contribute a coupon or two when replacement is necessary.