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Metric System

Volume 580: debated on Thursday 19 December 1957

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asked the President of the Board of Trade what arrangements have been made for his Department to take part in the forthcoming inquiry by the British Association into the practical implications of a change-over to the metric system in this country,

The expert knowledge of my Department will be at the Association's disposal. I welcome the initiative which the British Association has taken in this important matter; we shall be very interested to know in due course the results of its investigation.