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Paper Allocation

Volume 409: debated on Wednesday 11 April 1945

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asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware of the difficulty of purchasing the works of Shakespeare; and if he will take steps to release enough paper so that adequate supplies of his works are available.

It is open to any publisher to apply for an allocation of paper from the Board of Trade special reserve. Such an allocation was, in fact, made last December to the Oxford University Press for an edition of Shakespeare's complete works.