Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th December 1957.
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asked the Minister of Supply how far, and for what reasons, it is intended that rubber should replace leather for the soles of soldiers' boots.
To meet War Office requirements, a boot with a composition sole has been developed. Tests of this and of boots with leather soles are proceeding. A decision on the boot to be adopted for general service will be taken when tests have been completed.
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