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Government Flax Mills

Volume 530: debated on Monday 19 July 1954

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asked the Minister of State, Board of Trade, as representing the Minister of Materials, what changes are being made in the administration of the Government flax factories; and for what reasons.

The agreements with agents at present operating certain flax mills on behalf of the Ministry of Materials terminate on 31st July. From 1st August these mills will be transferred to the direct control of the Ministry to facilitate changes in the flax scheme necessary for economy.