HC Deb 26 February 1946 vol 419 cc1719-20
9. Mr. Edelman

asked the Minister of Works what steps he is taking in order to increase the supply of bricks and clay-products to Coventry.

Mr. Tomlinson

Every endeavour is being made to increase the production of bricks and other clay products throughout the country generally. Of the 44 brickworks 111 Warwickshire, 17 are in production, 10 are licensed but not yet in production and licences are being issued to the remainder Of the three brickworks in the immediate vicinity of Coventry two are in active production and have stocks of over 1,000,000 bricks and the third yard is now making preparation to go into production.