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Shipbuilding (Public Ownership)

Volume 886: debated on Tuesday 11 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry on what dates he received written representations from the Shipbuilders and Repairers National Association in response to his suggestion that organisations should offer comments

CRUDE STEEL PRODUCTION
Million metric tons
195019551960196519701974
Belgium3·785·897·189·1612·6116·23
Denmark0·120·240·320·410·470·54
France8·6512·5917·2819·6023·7727·00
Irish Republic0·020·030·050·080·11
Italy2·365·558·4612·6817·2823·86
Luxembourg2·453·234·084·585·466·45
Netherlands0·490·981·943·155·045·83
United Kingdom16·5520·1124·7027·4428·3222·42
West Germany12·1221·3434·1036·8245·0453·23
Austria0·951·823·163·224·084·70
Finland0·100·200·270·361·171·65
Norway0·080·170·490·690·870·91
Portugal0·270·390·40
Sweden1·462·153·224·735·505·99
Switzerland0·120·150·280·350·520·60
CRUDE STEEL PRODUCTION PER HEAD OF POPULATION
Metric tons
195019551960196519701974
Belgium0·440·660·780·971·301·66
Denmark0·030·050·070·090·100·11
France0·210·290·380·400·470·52
Irish Republic0·010·010·020·030·04
Italy0·050·120·170·250·320·43
Luxembourg8·1710·4212·7513·8816·0618·43
Netherlands0·050·090·170·260·390·43
United Kingdom0·330·390·470·500·510·40
West Germany0·240·410·620·620·730·86
Austria0·140·260·450·440·550·62
Finland0·020·050·060·080·250·35
Norway0·020·050·140·180·220·23
Portugal0·030·050·05
Sweden0·210·300·430·610·680·74
Switzerland0·030·030·050·060·080·09
The 1974 figures of production per head are derived from the 1974 production estimates, divided by the 1973 population estimates.

asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will publish comparative statistics showing the numbers

on the issues raised by his discussion paper on nationalisation dated 31st July 1974.

I received comments from the Shipbuilders and Repairers National Association on the discussion paper on 30th October 1974. There have been other written representations to the Department from the association on particular points.