§ 51. Mr. Petherick
asked the Minister for the Co-ordination of Defence how soon the committee set up by him to consider the production of calcium carbide in the 3083 United Kingdom is likely to present its report?
§ 52. Sir Douglas Thomson
asked the Minister for the Co-ordination of Defence whether he can make any statement with regard to the conclusions reached by the committee considering the question of the manufacture of carbide in this country; and, if not, when he expects to be able to make a statement?
§ 50. Mr. Erskine Hill
asked the Minister for the Co-ordination of Defence whether the committee which was appointed to consider and report upon the production of carbide in this country is nearing the conclusion of its inquiry; and whether their report may be expected at an early date?
§ The Minister for the Co-ordination of Defence (Sir Thomas Inskip)
I have reason to hope that the report will be received about the middle of September, but I can give no promise.