asked the Minister of Works, in view of the short supply, what stocks of the main articles of electrical wiring accessories were being held by his Department on 1st January, 1947.
§ Mr. Tomlinson
, pursuant to his reply [OFFICIAL REPORT, 27th January, 1947; Vol. 432, c. 103], supplied the following figures
Stocks of electrical wiring accessories held by Ministry of Works, 1st January, 1947 Item Stock Switches … 157,416 Plugs … 77,556 Sockets … 40,498 Ceiling Roses … 100,711 ¾in. Metal Conduit—feet … 39,531 Flex—yards … 151,770
These stocks represent on the average three months use.