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Industrial Undertakings (Authorised Controllers)

Volume 389: debated on Wednesday 12 May 1943

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asked the Minister of Supply the number of industrial undertakings predominantly working for his Department to which, as competent authority, he has appointed an official controller?

Authorised controllers have from time to time been appointed by the Minister of Supply to 17 undertakings in all, but in 15 of the cases the Control Order has been revoked, so that there are now only two firms with authorised controllers.

Does the Minister consider that production will be doubled through taking action of this character?