As regards the first part of the question a number of plans for accelerating building works and deliveries of machine tools and for securing additional skilled labour are either under consideration or are being put into practice, but it would be premature to attempt to make a statement regarding them at this juncture. As to the second part, continuous attention is given to co-ordination in the matter of supply with a view 10 obtaining the best results.
Can my right hon. Friend assure the House that he is seeking to enlist the services of a large number of manufacturing companies which will appreciate work on rearmament, but have not so far been able to get it?
Is my right hon. Friend satisfied that he has in his Department or in the Service Departments liaison officers to keep the fullest contact with industry in order to get from industry a far better result?