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Occupational Troops (Civilian Clothing)

Volume 415: debated on Tuesday 30 October 1945

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asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will arrange for a small issue of clothing coupons to other ranks, to enable occupational troops to purchase such articles as pyjamas and shoes for wearing off duty and on leave.

:We are already considering a proposal on similar lines made by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for War. The proposal has our sympathy, but the present shortage of supplies will, I fear, make it difficult to give any concession on the lines suggested in the immediate future.