§ Mr. Bishop
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works how many days' supply of plasterboard, cement and bricks of various categories, respectively, were available on 16th October, 1964.
§ Mr. Boyden
Figures of stocks of building materials are collected at monthly intervals from building material producers only, and refer to the situation on the last day of each month. No figures of stocks held by contractors or by merchants are available.
The following table gives the number of days' supply available on 30th September, 1964.
Plasterboard … 8 Cement … 6 Common bricks … 3 Facing bricks … 5 Engineering bricks … 3