HC Deb 22 November 1954 vol 533 c75W
19. Mr. Lee

asked the Minister of Supply what steps he has taken to satisfy himself that the present plans for increasing the productive capacity of the steel industry are adequate to the increased demands which continue to be made upon it.

Mr. Selwyn Lloyd

Under the Iron and Steel Act, 1953, responsibility for ensuring the adequate supply of iron and steel products rests with the Iron and Steel Board, with which I keep in close touch. I understand from the board that plans are well forward which will increase substantially the capacity of the industry.

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