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Mackintoshes (Coupons)

Volume 441: debated on Tuesday 29 July 1947

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asked the President of the Board of Trade what are the factors which still make it necessary to require coupons for mackintoshes made only of rubber; and whether he anticipates that rationing of these articles can cease in advance of general clothes rationing.

Coupons are required for mackintoshes made entirely of rubber because they contribute to the general supply of clothing for meeting the ration. The answer to the second part of the Question is in the negative.