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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22nd February 1949.

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Photo of Mr John Edwards Mr John Edwards , Blackburn 12:00 am, 22nd February 1949

The recent increase in the amount of paper which may be used by newspapers has only served to bring them back to the position which existed in the first half of 1947. The supplies available do not at present allow us to make any general concession to new publications which are allowed to use 8 cwt. or less of paper in a four-months' period; the position is being kept under review.