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Grey Flannel Trousers

Volume 414: debated on Monday 15 October 1945

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asked the President of the Board of Trade what steps he proposes to take to remedy the present shortage of grey flannel trousers.

The production of grey flannel trousers is being maintained at the highest level which supplies of cloth will permit. Special priority is being given to the return of labour to the textile industries, but, in view of the large and urgent programme of clothing for the Forces on demobilisation, no substantial improvement in supplies of flannel trousers for the civilian population can be expected immediately.