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Constructional Engineering (Steel Supplies)

Volume 497: debated on Monday 10 March 1952

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asked the Minister of Supply the total weight of steel allocated to constructional engineers in periods 1 and 2 for 1952; and what is the estimated capacity of the rolling mills for such steel during the said periods.

It is not the practice to give information about allocations made to particular industries. Rolling mills produce steel for many purposes other than constructional engineering. I regret therefore that it is not possible to give the estimate for which my hon. Friend asks.