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Linen Collars

Volume 446: debated on Tuesday 27 January 1948

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asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware of the extreme difficulty of obtaining linen butterfly collars, size 17½ where such collars can be obtained; and if he will endeavour to increase the supplies.

I am aware that, with the present shortage of supplies of cloth for the home market, there may be difficulty in obtaining particular styles of collars, and I am unable to suggest where the particular style of collar my hon. Friend desires may be obtained. Collar manufacturers are free to make the limited amount of cloth available into any style or size of collar they please.