HC Deb 14 February 1947 vol 433 c675
Mr. Orbach(By Private Notice)

asked the Minister of Supply whether he will cancel the sale by auction of surplus generators and diesel engines which has been advertised, and, as an emergency measure, loan without delay these power producing plants to industrial establishments on a priority basis.

An Hon. Member

The Minister is in short supply

Mr. Speaker

Has the hon. Member for East Willesden (Mr. Orbach) notified the Minister?

Mr. Orbach

Yes, Sir.

Mr. Eden

Perhaps the acting Leader of the House can improvise something for us?

Mr. Speaker

We had better get on.