§ Colonel DAY
asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that the doors being utilised by the London County Council on their Becontree housing estate are stamped with the words "Made in whether British firms had an opportunity of quoting for these fixtures; and, if so, what were the prices quoted by British firms as compared with the American tenders?
§ Mr. NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN
I understand that some of the internal doors are so stamped. I am informed that British firms had an opportunity of quoting for these doors, and that the lowest British firm's tender was 12s. 4d. for a 2—foot 3—inch door against the accepted tender price of 9s.8d.