§ LORD BARNBY
asked His Majesty's Government, whether in regard to Cmd. Paper No. 6539, they will indicate such basic raw materials entering into manufacture for general consumer use for which 650WA long term, i.e., over twelve months, bulk purchase arrangements have been entered into; also which Government Department is respectively responsible.
§ THE MINISTER OF WORKS (LORD PORTAL)
His Majesty's Government have certain commitments which extend for more than twelve months from the present time in respect of cotton, wool, flax, sisal, timber, woodpulp, industrial alcohol and aluminium. The Ministry of Supply are responsible for all these materials with the exception of aluminium which falls to the Ministry of Aircraft Production.
House adjourned at three o'clock.