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Sparking Plug Insulators

Volume 462: debated on Thursday 3 March 1949

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74 and 75.

asked the Minister of Supply (1), what is the estimated demand for sparking plug insulators in this country; and what is the present capacity of the industry;(2) what firms are expanding their capacity to produce sparking plug insulators in this country.

The estimated demand for sparking plug insulators is 25,000,000 a year. The present capacity is estimated to be 18,000,000 a year. I regret that it would not be proper for me to disclose information about the expansion of capacity which is supplied by manufacturers in confidence.