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Bedroom Suites (Imports)

Volume 437: debated on Tuesday 13 May 1947

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asked the President of the Board of Trade how many of the 22,154 bedroom suites imported into this

centages the amount of our imports of tobacco from the U.S.A.. South Africa, Rhodesia, Greece and Turkey, respectively, together with their values in sterling.

Following is the information:country between January, 1946, and April, 1947, have been brought in from places other than Holland; how many have been taken up by hotels; and by what means the balance has been distributed.

Seventeen thousand, one hundred and thirty-four have come from countries other than Holland. These are all Utility bedroom suites and are distributed through normal trade channels. to members of the priority classes who have valid units. None has gone to hotels. Most of the 5,020 non-Utility suites from Holland have gone to hotels, but the exact figure is not available, because statistics of distributors' stocks and sales are not collected.