HC Deb 16 April 1951 vol 486 c128W
86. Colonel Gomme-Duncan

asked the Minister of Supply if he is aware of the delay in delivery of agricultural tractors and implements in Scotland due to the cut in the allocation of steel and other causes; and whether he will take urgent action in this matter particularly bearing in mind the added difficulty facing the farming industry by reason of continued bad weather.

Mr. G. R. Strauss

The allocation of sheet steel for tractors and implements is higher than last year, but it is possible that the heavy seasonal demand is causing some delay in delivery. If the hon. and gallant Member will let me have details of the cases he has in mind, I will look into them.

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