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Royal Mint (Zinc Consumption)

Volume 480: debated on Tuesday 31 October 1950

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asked the Minister of Supply what tonnage of zinc was consumed by the Royal Mint during 1949; what tonnage during the first nine months of 1950; and what allocation per month they now receive.

I have been asked to reply. The Royal Mint consumed 150 tons of zinc in 1949, and 41 tons during the first nine months of 1950. The present allocation is 11 tons a month.