§ 53. Mr. Osborne
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give in column form the details for 1951 and 1958 of footwear, kitchen cabinets and motor car production, respectively, and of the consumption per head of meat, butter, and sugar, respectively, in pounds.
Following are the figures giving the increases in each case:
— Unit 1951 1958 Production* Leather footwear Million pairs 130.0 138.1 Kitchen cabinets Thousands 288 459 Passenger cars Thousands 476 1,030† Consumption per head‡ Meat (edible weight) lbs. 76.5 115.4 Butter lbs. 14.6 20.2 Sugar lbs. 94.1 114.3 * Represented by manufacturers' sales for footwear and by deliveries for kitchen cabinets. † Adjusted to 52 weeks for comparability with 1951. ‡ 1958 figures are provisional.