HC Deb 22 May 1947 vol 437 c2511
29. Mr. Dodds-Parker

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he has now received the report of the Inter-Departmental Committee on the Collection of Salvage; if he intends to publish the report; and when he expects to put its recommendations into force.

Sir S. Cripps

Yes, Sir. I have received an interim report from the committee containing a number of recommendations which are being put into effect as rapidly as possible. It is not intended to publish the report.

Mr. Dodds-Parker

Will the President of the Board of Trade take urgent action to encourage salvage, particularly of paper and glass containers, and urge the local authorities to collect them and bring them in?

Sir S. Cripps

We are taking urgent action to that end.

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