Shop Window Cartons (Salvage).

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply. – in the House of Commons on 18th March 1942.

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Photo of Mr Herbert Williams Mr Herbert Williams , Croydon South

asked the Minister of Supply whether steps are being taken to use for salvage the large quantities of empty paper cartons displayed in shop windows?

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

Local authorities will shortly be empowered to remove cartons and other waste paper from unoccupied premises. It is proposed to enlist the cooperation of the trades concerned in the surrender for salvage of empty cartons from open shops, and preliminary steps have been taken to that end.

Photo of Mr Herbert Williams Mr Herbert Williams , Croydon South

Can my right hon. Friend say how it was that his answer to this Question was anticipated by the Press this morning?