Opal Glass Shades.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Safeguarding of Industries Act. – in the House of Commons at on 17 July 1922.

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Photo of Mr Stanley Baldwin Mr Stanley Baldwin , Bewdley

Opal glass shades have been produced in considerable quantities in the Birmingham and Stourbridge districts, but depression in the trade has caused several of the works to be shut down, and output is, for the time being, on a very small scale. It is not possible to indicate the number of hands employed on this type of product, as the character of the production in many glassworks is subject to constant change. No records are available from which the annual output of this restricted class of goods could be stated.