HC Deb 21 July 1955 vol 544 cc62-3W
57. Mr. Ellis Smith

asked the President of the Board of Trade the price of one ton of half-inch tube to the British Standard 18 gauge in 1933, 1936, 1940, 1942 and 1954, respectively.

Mr. P. Thorneycroft

I assume the hon. Member's Question relates to copper tubes. My information is that the prevailing price at the end of each of the years mentioned was per ton, £84, £105, £131, £180, £408.