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Turkish Tobacco Purchases

Volume 414: debated on Monday 22 October 1945

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asked the President of the Board of Trade how much Turkish tobacco was purchased during the war by Great Britain; how much of it has been used in cigarettes manufactured in this country; and how has the balance been disposed of.

The amount purchased is 24,200,000 lb. With the exception of 800,000 lb., which arrived damaged, all the tobacco that has reached this country has been or will be used here in cigarette and pipe tobacco manufacture.