HC Deb 06 April 1950 vol 473 cc173-4W
Mr. Maudling

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will give a list of the controls still exercised by his Department over the acquisition, manufacture or disposal of raw materials and manufactured articles.

Mr. H. Wilson

Controls of manufacture are still exercised by my Department over: utility bedding, binder twine, carpets, cotton and rayon weaving, home grown flax, hosiery, footwear, utility furniture, newsprint and other paper and board made from woodpulp, utility furs, domestic glassware, gloves, hard hemp, netting, pianos and organs pottery, metal containers and holders for packaging for the home market, utility cloth, clothing and household textiles; and the following materials are subject to control of acquisition or disposal: bristles, cotton linters and cotton yarn, imported fertilisers (except organic, Chile nitrate of soda and phosphate rock for fertilisers, potash), cinematograph film, glycerine, soft hemp, jute and jute goods, leavers' lace and silk net, leather, methylene chloride, newsprint and materials for fibreboard cases, some waste-paper and waste fibrous materials used in paper-making, nylon yarn, raw silk and silk yarn, sulphur and pyrites, bonded unmanufactured tobacco, timber (plywood, softwood, boxboards, and certain hardwoods).

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