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Scrap-Metal Collection

Volume 389: debated on Wednesday 19 May 1943

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Works the cost of collection of scrap-metal to the last convenient date and the value of scrap so collected?

Up to 31st March last the cost of collection of scrap-metal, handled directly by the Ministry of Works, was £1,796,000. Its value, at controlled prices, is estimated at £1,948,000.

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Works whether he will define his relations with the Ministry of Supply in connection with the collection of scrap-metal?

The Ministry of Works has undertaken on behalf of the Ministry of Supply the collection of scrap-metal from sources other than those normally supplying the trade. The activities of the two Departments are co-ordinated by an interdepartmental committee.