HC Deb 11 November 1952 vol 507 c13W
7. Sir E. Keeling

asked the Minister of Works whether he will make it a condition that those contractors whom he employs for stands for the Coronation and the Coronation procession should give preference to Empire timber.

Mr. Eccles

Contractors are required to supply either certain types of Canadian timber or home-grown timber of equal quality.

Mr. Lewis

asked the Minister of Works what arrangements he is making for Members of Parliament and their families to view the Coronation along the route of the procession.

Mr. Eccles

Every Member of Parliament will be offered two seats in stands in New Palace Yard and Cromwell Green.