§ 32. Mr. Butcher
asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he can give the tonnage of tinplate exported during the last quarter of 1950 and the first quarter of 1951, to the Continent of Europe and to South America.
§ Sir H. Shawcross
United Kingdom exports of tinplate in the fourth quarter of 1950 to Europe were 6,200 tons, and to South America 8,500 tons; in the first quarter of 1951, the corresponding figures were 6,700 tons and 10,300 tons respectively.