HC Deb 13 March 1947 vol 434 cc243-4W
117. Mr. Edward Davies

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is aware that fuel supplies to Messrs. Taylor, Tunnicliffe and Company have been cut to 30 per cent. at their Stone, Staffordshire works, which produce components of electrical power and generating plants, and at their Longton works, which produce domestic switchgear required for housing; and whether, in view of the need for these components, he will take immediate action to make the maximum supplies allowed in priority industries.

Sir S. Cripps

I am informed by my right hon. Friend the Minister of Supply, that the case of these two works has been considered by the Regional Fuel Allocation Committee and, in view of the special importance of the production involved, a supplementary allocation of coal has been agreed.

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