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Rubber Boots

Volume 415: debated on Monday 29 October 1945

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asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will cause stocks of Wellington rubber boots, held in reserve for police and CD. purposes, to be released for farmers and agricultural workers, in view of the difficulty in obtaining rubber boots through trade channels.

:Yes, Sir; arrangements have already been made for these boots to be inspected, reconditioned where necessary, and released at controlled prices through ordinary trade channels. The first boots should reach the shops within the next fortnight.