HC Deb 09 May 1950 vol 475 c45W
87. Mr. Erroll

asked the President of the Board of Trade what steps he is taking to remedy the shortage of cotton tyre cord.

Mr. Rhodes

Production of cotton tyre cord increased from a weekly average of 400,000 yards in August last to 600,000 yards in March of this year. We are keeping the situation under close review.