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Sheet Steel (Motor Industry)

Volume 486: debated on Monday 16 April 1951

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asked the Minister of Supply if his attention has been drawn to the fact that Messrs. Rootes have had to curtail production due to the shortages of raw materials; and what steps he is taking in this matter.

Yes; the shortage of sheet steel is curtailing production throughout the motor industry. I regret that there is not likely to be an improvement in the supply before the last quarter of the year.