Glass Replacement Fabric

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce – in the House of Commons on 10th November 1942.

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Photo of Mr Nigel Colman Mr Nigel Colman , Lambeth Brixton

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in connection with his undertaking to encourage the fitting of more glass substitutes in bomb-damaged houses in order to save artificial light, he will investigate the effect of the 25 per cent. quota on the sales of this material imposed under the Lace Directions of 1st June, 1942, with a view to making increased supplies more readily available?

Photo of Mr Hugh Dalton Mr Hugh Dalton , Bishop Auckland

I have recently issued a general licence permitting glass replacement fabric made of lace or lace net to be supphed without restriction, provided that it is certified as suitable for that purpose by the Ministry of Works and Planning.