HC Deb 06 November 1968 vol 772 c85W
37. Mr. J. H. Osborn

asked the President of the Board of Trade what is the turnover of the metal scrap industry, inclusive of all recovery, salvage, smelting and remelting operations connected with ferrous and non-ferrous metals; what is the total labour force; and what percentage of this force is involved in manufacture.

Mr. Dell

The collecting and processing of scrap metal are activities carried on alongside others in a number of industries and separate figures are not available.