§ Mr. Maudling
asked the Minister of Supply 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. G. R. Strauss
Details of the controls still exercised by my Department over the acquisition, manufacture or disposal of raw materials and manufactured articles are as follows:
Raw Materials: Control over the acquisition of pig iron; iron and steel scrap; semi-finished and finished steel; 209W and over the disposal of iron and manganese ores and iron and steel products for export. Control over the acquisition and disposal of aluminium, copper lead and zinc.
Machinery, Plant and Appliances (including parts thereof): Control over the supply of carding and card clothing and all material of wire and pin construction for carding surfaces; machines (not being house service meters) operated by coin freed devices; lawn mowers; machinery for cinematograph projection employing film 16 mm. or more in width (including sound-producing equipment for use therewith); machinery for laundering or dry cleaning or dyeing made-up goods; machinery for refrigerating.
Control over the manufacture and supply of the following electrical appliances:—hair-waving, hair-drying and hand-drying machines; pressing, drying, heating and cleaning apparatus of a kind suitable for domestic or personal use, including water heaters, vacuum cleaners, motor-car heaters (not being heaters designed solely for heating motor-car engines or radiators) and heating pads and blankets, but excluding certain appliances for space heating and water heating; curling irons, waving irons, dry shavers, smoothing irons, lighters, lighter elements, hair clippers, health exercisers, drink mixers, and fans with motors not exceeding 1/10th horse-power.