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Troops, Korea

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 25 April 1951

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asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that troops in Korea are having difficulty in purchasing soap and ink; and if he will see that adequate supplies are readily available.

A shortage of ink arose during the winter owing to some supplies freezing and bursting the bottles. There have been heavy demands for soap owing to the warmer weather and the dust. Adequate supplies of ink have, however, been purchased in Japan and there is now no shortage either of ink or soap.