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Wool (Children's Garments)

Volume 441: debated on Tuesday 29 July 1947

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asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is aware of the continuing scarcity of white knitting wool for making babies' garments and also of woollen underclothes for children; and what action he is taking to help mothers to keep their babies warmly clothed during the coming winter.

Supplies of baby wool and of children's wool underwear are still short, but output has now fully recovered from the fuel difficulties early this year and is being further increased. The supply of these goods in the shops should soon show a material improvement.