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Brick Production

Volume 439: debated on Monday 30 June 1947

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asked the Minister of Works what is the present rate of output per week of the brickyards in Northumberland, Durham, North and East Ridings of Yorkshire; the number of men employed; and how many of these brickyards are not yet fully in production.

The weekly output of bricks in these areas averaged 6,593,000 during May. The number of men employed is 2,466. Nine works have not yet resumed production of bricks, but three of them are manufacturing other clay products.