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Surplus Brass Scrap(Disposal)

Volume 161: debated on Wednesday 14 March 1923

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the syndicate which agreed to purchase from the Disposal Board their stock of brass scrap, amounting to several millions, have carried out the terms of the contract and paid the agreed instalments on the dates stipulated in the contract; whether any alterations or concessions in the contract have been made; and when is the last instalment due?

The answer to the first part of the question is in the affirmative, and to the second part in the negative. The last instalment was due on the 25th March, 1922, and was paid on the 24th March, 1922.