Clothes Rationing.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons on 27th January 1942.

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Photo of Sir Geoffrey Mander Sir Geoffrey Mander , Wolverhampton East

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will consider the advisability of arranging that those engaged in the drop forgings industry should be included in the categories of persons allowed extra clothing coupons, by reason of the fact that the work on which the men are engaged is destructive of clothing?

Photo of Sir Andrew Duncan Sir Andrew Duncan , City of London

Yes, Sir. Arrangements to this effect are in process of being carried out.

Photo of Sir Geoffrey Mander Sir Geoffrey Mander , Wolverhampton East

Can the right hon. Gentleman say how soon the arrangements will be put through?

Photo of Sir Andrew Duncan Sir Andrew Duncan , City of London

Within the next day or two.