§ Mr. McInnes
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many million bricks were imported from Belgium by Scottish local authorities from October, 1951, till December, 1952; and what was the total cost to the local authorities concerned.
§ Mr. J. Stuart
I am informed that during period in question 10.9 million bricks were imported from Belgium into Scotland for use on housing work. The prices delivered to sites ranged from 235s. to 272s. per 1,000 according to the quantities and the areas concerned.