HC Deb 23 October 1946 vol 427 cc399-400W
144. Colonel Gomme-Duncan

asked the Minister of Supply if he is aware that British firms cannot obtain fret-saw blades because the whole production is taken for export; and why these firms must import U.S. blades at high prices in place of British blades.

Mr. Leonard

Manufacturers make their own arrangements for the export of fretsaw blades, but my information is that the proportion of production exported is very much less than the whole. My information is that these goods are not being imported.