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Household Coupons

Volume 414: debated on Monday 22 October 1945

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39.

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will give an assurance that, when supplies of civilian clothing material increase, he will consider as a first concession the giving of a household allowance of coupons to housewives.

When the supplies of cotton yarn and materials increase I will certainly consider how best supplies can be allocated to those who need them most. For the moment there is no prospect of such an increase.