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Vacuum Flasks (Permits)

Volume 436: debated on Thursday 24 April 1947

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asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will now discontinue the system of issuing permits for vacuum flasks or give his reasons for not doing so.

The Thermos permit scheme ensures that those in urgent need of a vacuum flask can be sure of getting one. The supply is not yet nearly equal to the demand and until such time as it is I cannot agree to drop the scheme.