HC Deb 13 April 1948 vol 449 cc63-4W
Sir W. Smithers

asked the Minister of Supply whether, in view of the fact that certain sports cars and motor cycles find a ready sale in America, he will take steps to remove the present handicap of there being nowhere where machines can be tested at high speed and thereby help the export trade in these machines.

Mr. J. Jones

Yes. We are making a surplus airfield available as a proving ground for the motor car and motor cycle industries and the final details for its transfer to these industries' manufacturing and research association are now being settled.

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