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Cotton Wool

Volume 436: debated on Thursday 24 April 1947

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asked the Minister of Supply whether he is aware that there is a shortage of cotton wool, including 1 lb. hospital and B.P.C., in the Leominster division of Herefordshire; and what steps he proposes to take to make an adequate supply available.

No, Sir. I was not aware of a shortage of cotton wool in this Division. Production has suffered because of the recent fuel difficulties, but the improving fuel situation should do much to remedy temporary local shortages.