§ 81. Mr. Turton
asked the Minister of Supply what is now the number of persons employed at the Royal Ordnance Depot at Melmerby, Yorkshire; the weekly cost of keeping the depot open; and what amount
Firm. Location. Nature of Scheme. W. A. Baker & Co. Ltd. … Newport, Mon. … Extension to foundry producing grey iron castings. Firth Vickers Stainless Steels, Ltd. Sheffield … New hot and cold mills. J. J. Habershon & Sons, Ltd. Rotherham, Yorks. Extension to premises. Lancashire Steel Corporation Warrington, Lancs. Alterations to gas system. John Lysaght … … Scunthorpe, Lincs. Reconstruction of blast furnaces. John Lysaght … … Scunthorpe, Lincs. New melting shop, slabbing mill, billetmill, bar and rod mill. L. H. Newton & Co. … Birmingham … Reinstatement of premises producing turned parts. Round Oak Steelworks* … Brierley Hill, Staffs. New melting shop and cogging mill. Sheepbridge Coal & Iron Co., Ltd. Chesterfield, Derbys. Installation of two second-hand boilers. Richard Thomas & Baldwins Ebbw Vale, Mon … New blast stoves. United Wire Works (Birmingham) Ltd. Birmingham … Extension of non-ferrous rod and wire capacity. * According to the latest available information, work has commenced on this scheme only. In addition, the Board has approved 70 schemes each under £50,000 in value.
of traffic is received and dispatched per week from this depot.
§ Mr. Wilmot
Sixty-eight persons are employed at this depot, which costs us £357 a week to run. The amount of traffic received and dsspatched averages 150 tons a week.