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Household Linen

Volume 437: debated on Tuesday 13 May 1947

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asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will consider making additional supplies of household linen available for those households which do not at present benefit from the priority dockets available to newly-married couples

I am not sure what my hon. Friend has in mind, since all the household linen which can be produced for the home market is already available to the public. While production is insufficient to meet the total demand, it remains necessary, however, to make special provision for the needs of newly-married couples and others with prior claims