HC Deb 20 June 1939 vol 348 c1983
8. Mr. Ellis Smith

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware of the urgent need to deal with the problem of the amount of calcium carbide produced in this country; and what steps are being taken to increase the production?

Mr. Stanley

I would refer the hon. Member to the answer given to his two questions on this subject on 25th April.