HC Deb 05 June 1951 vol 488 c107W
110. Lady Tweedsmuir

asked the Minister of Supply whether he can increase supplies of round mild steel reinforcing rods in any diameter between ⅜-inch to ⅝-inch, which are urgently needed throughout Scotland for the housing programme.

Mr. M. Stewart

There is a general shortage of steel re-inforcing rods, arising out of the difficulty in the supply of steel making materials, and I am afraid that in Scotland, as in other parts of the country, it is not possible at present to meet all requirements.

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