§ 93. Lieut-Colonel Lipton
asked the President of the Board of Trade how much paper, of all grades, was used for printing before the war and in 1954: and how much of it was newsprint.
§ Mr. P. Thorneycroft
Supplies to home consumers of the types of paper normally used for printing were 1,916,000 tons for the 12 months ending 31st August, 1939, and 1,546,000 tons in 1954. Within these totals, comparable figures for newsprint are 1,243,000 tons and 811,000 tons.