HC Deb 11 February 1942 vol 377 c1540W
Mr. Ness Edwards

asked the Minister of Supply whether he is aware that a unit of a certain gun factory, properly equipped with modern machine tools, has been idle for the major portion of the last seven weeks; and whether he has any explanation for that waste?

Sir A. Duncan

No, Sir. A changeover in the factory's programme was necessitated by new requirements. It was carried out efficiently and expeditiously and production was only slightly affected for a short time