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Cement Industry (Expansion)

Volume 530: debated on Tuesday 13 July 1954

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asked the Minister of Works what steps he is taking to ensure the expansion of the British cement industry, in view of the annual recurring shortage, particularly in South Wales.

The output of cement has grown steadily since the war and is still expanding. Among the new works or extensions now under construction one at Westbury, Wiltshire, should greatly ease the problem of supplying demands in the South-West and in Wales.