Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 17th December 1945.
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asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will state the total number of children's boots and shoes made available to retailers during the months of September, October and November, 1945.
I am afraid that the only figures available are quarterly and relate to manufacturers' supplies. For July-September quarter, these figures are as follows: boys, 2.28 million, girls, 3 million, and infants, 2.8 million.
Can the right hon. and learned Gentleman say whether there has been any recent increase in this urgently needed commodity?
Not very marked.
Is the right hon. and learned Gentleman doing anything to improve the quality of the leather used for children's shoes?
We are getting the best leather we can import. We cannot improve much beyond that.
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