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Steel Wagons

Volume 436: debated on Tuesday 15 April 1947

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asked the Minister of Transport whether he is aware that production of 16-ton all-steel coal wagons at Derby L.M.S. works is curtailed because of a shortage of steel; and what steps he proposes to take to ensure that sufficient steel is allocated to the C. and W. works, Derby, to ensure that full production in this important matter of coal wagons can be proceeded with.

Yes, Sir, and steps have been taken to ensure, as far as practicable, that steel will be available for the programme of construction of coal and mineral wagons.