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Metal Scrap (Railings)

Volume 400: debated on Tuesday 13 June 1944

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asked the Minister of Supply what proportion of the 530,000 tons of iron railings that have been sent to iron and steel works for melting have been melted down; and what quantities are in stock at the works.

Railings are not separately distinguished in the returns of scrap stocks made by iron and steel works, but it is the practice of the works to use this material promptly on account of its quality and convenient size, and almost the whole of the 530,000 tons will have been used.