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Volume 439: debated on Monday 23 June 1947

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asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that there is a shortage of shirts without collars in the shops in Alford, Lincolnshire, and the surrounding districts; whether he is satisfied that this part of the country is getting its fair share of available supplies; and how soon he hopes to increase the supplies in this area.

There is a general shortage of shirts of all types and I am not aware that Alford and district is not receiving its fair share of supplies.