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Clothing Coupons (Children)

Volume 440: debated on Wednesday 23 July 1947

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asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will arrange for a special issue of clothing coupons to be made to schoolchildren who volunteer to lift the potato crop, for the purchase of a pair of boots and trousers.

Supplementary coupons are being given to children generally on the same scale as in 1946. This should meet the situation and I am afraid we cannot allot further coupons to those who go harvesting.