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Aluminium Scrap

Volume 439: debated on Monday 30 June 1947

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asked the Minister of Supply how much aluminium scrap has been recovered at Government metal-recovery depots; and what use is being made of it.

185,000 tons of aluminium scrap have been recovered and 44,000 tons sold. The remainder has been melted down to secondary aluminium ingot. The metal was used during the war in the manufacture of aircraft and afterwards for the aluminium house.