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Paper ("Jewish Standard")

Volume 436: debated on Wednesday 30 April 1947

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asked the President of the Board of Trade the allocation of newsprint made to the "Jewish Standard"; and whether, as this journal has consistently encouraged the activities of the terrorists in Palestine, as in the issue submitted, he will consider the transference of that newsprint to supplying school text books.

Newsprint is licensed to this publication under the normal arrangements applying to all newspapers. I am not prepared to use the control of paper to exercise any censorship over the Press. Newsprint would not in any case be suitable for school text books.