HC Deb 10 November 1943 vol 393 c1156W
Mr. A. Edwards

asked the Minister of Supply to what extent the Ministry has used the ideas and inventions of Mr. Kenneth Hindley; and what compensation has been paid to him for the use of same and for his personal services?

Sir A. Duncan

Mr. Kenneth Hindley's flax retting process has been thoroughly investigated, but has not been adopted by the Ministry. He was paid £1,186 13s. 4d. for his personal services as consultant during the investigation.