Newsprint (Allocation)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd June 1946.

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Photo of Mr John Belcher Mr John Belcher , Sowerby 12:00 am, 3rd June 1946

Exports of all descriptions of paper and board and articles made therefrom for the three months February to April, 1946, amounted to 21,838 tons. Precise figure of the consumption of paper by newspapers and periodicals specialising in trade matters is not available, but I estimate that it would amount to 1,500 tons.