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Volume 477: debated on Thursday 6 July 1950

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asked the President of the Board of Trade what allocation of newsprint he has made to the Soviet Embassy for the publication of each of their periodicals and daily news-sheets in the United Kingdom.


asked the President of the Board of Trade if he has now authorised the purchase from Canada, Scandinavia and other sources of sufficient newsprint to allow the daily and weekly newspapers to restore their size in the immediate future.

We have authorised the import of all the newsprint which is likely to be available from any source for some time, but the total is still short of our needs.