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Weekly Newspapers (Paper Cut)

Volume 436: debated on Thursday 24 April 1947

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asked the President of the Board of Trade why some of the larger weekly newspapers have not been allowed to resume the size permitted before the fuel crisis in the same way as has been permitted to the daily papers; and when this discrimination is likely to be adjusted.


asked the President of the Board of Trade when it is proposed to relax the restriction in the number of pages imposed on 2d. and 3d. weekly newspapers during the fuel crisis and permit the publication of alternate issues of eight and 10 pages.

I would refer the hon. Members to the reply given to the hon. and gallant Member for Penrith and Cockermouth (Lieut.-Colonel Dower) on 1st April.