HC Deb 10 May 1968 vol 764 c149W
Mr. Biffen

asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what percentage of the total output of the United Kingdom brick industry is represented by the brick-making subsidiaries of the National Coal Board and National Steel Corporation, respectively.

Mr. Mellish

The output of bricks from National Coal Board subsidiaries is between 7 and 8 per cent. of the total production for Great Britain. The corresponding figure for subsidiaries of the British Steel Corporation is about 2 per cent.