§ Mr. A. Edwards
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Works and Planning when it is expected to instal machinery at the slag cement factory in South Wales; whether it is his intention to have the operators of the plant produce immediately slag cement and in what quantities; and what is to be the selling price?
§ Mr. Hicks
The machinery for the purpose of enabling blast furnace slag cement to be made in Wales is being installed partly in a selected steel works and partly in a cement works. The plant, it is anticipated, should be able to 375W go into operation by next February, The question of price has not yet been considered.