Scientific Instruments (Manufacture)

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 13th June 1945.

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Photo of Mr Edward Salt Mr Edward Salt , Birmingham, Yardley 12:00 am, 13th June 1945

asked the Prime Minister whether arrangements can be made for the well being of the scientific instrument making industry to become the responsibility solely of his own department; and whether he can make an early announcement as to how this industry is to be protected in the post-war period and enabled in particular to benefit from the closing down or control of the scientific instrument making industry of Germany.

Photo of Mr R.A. Butler Mr R.A. Butler , Saffron Walden

This is all very important, but my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister is of the opinion that it would be better to get the General Election over before arriving at final decisions.