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Shipyards, Wear (Steel)

Volume 497: debated on Wednesday 5 March 1952

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asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether, in view of the increasing redundancy among Wear shipyard workers, he will increase the allocation of steel to the Wear shipyards.

No. I shall not be able to increase the allocation of steel for shipbuilding on the Wear until more steel can be made available to the industry as a whole.