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New House Of Commons Chamber (Upholstery)

Volume 463: debated on Monday 21 March 1949

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asked the Minister of Works whether, before departing from the traditional use of leather upholstery for the new House of Commons, he will have an inquiry made into the relative advantages of leather and hand woven tapestry.

It is my intention to consult the Advisory Committee of Members before reaching any decision about the covering of the benches in the new Chamber.