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Paper Salvage

Volume 437: debated on Monday 5 May 1947

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asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is aware that the arrangements for the collection of salvage paper are inadequate in the rural areas; and if he will take steps to bring them to their wartime efficiency.

While we hope that, in view of the urgent need for waste paper, rural districts will do their utmost to increase collections, the voluntary assistance on which most of them relied during the war is not now readily forthcoming. Accordingly, we are looking more to the populous areas to improve their collections.