HC Deb 18 July 1972 vol 841 cc85-6W
Mr. Skeet

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether the complaint by the British Independent Steel Producers' Association intended to ensure that fair treatment is accorded to the complainants about the supply by the British Steel Corporation, to private concerns, of billets for re-rolling has been sent to the British Steel Corporation for its attention under Section 30 of the Iron and Steel Act, 1967;what reply he has received; and what action he proposes to take in the matter.

Mr. Tom Boardman

In accordance with the procedures laid down in Section

tries for which he is responsible in the years from 1966 to the nearest available date; and if he will provide a separate table for Scotland.

Mr. Emery

The figures readily available are as follows:

30 of the Iron and Steel Act, 1967, my right hon. Friend has appointed Lord Hirshfield to report to him on this matter.