Oral Answers to Questions — Publishers' Paper Stocks.

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 11th February 1942.

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Photo of Mr George Garro-Jones Mr George Garro-Jones , Aberdeen North

asked the Minister of Supply whether he is aware that publishers of more than one periodical who, prior to 22nd November last, had surplus paper from some of their journals, have transferred the surplus to their more prosperous publications and thus stabilised their allotment for these journals at a high figure; and whether he will publish the names of the Committee concerned with the allocation of paper and a list of periodicals, showing the amount of paper consumed in the current licensing period as a percentage of the amount consumed in the proportionate period of 1938–39?