Motor Tyres (Sugar-Beet Areas)

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 17th December 1945.

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Photo of Mr Edwin Gooch Mr Edwin Gooch , Norfolk Northern 12:00 am, 17th December 1945

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware of the shortage of tyres for vehicles used for the haulage of sugar-beet in North Norfolk; and if he will make the supply available in that area and thus prevent a waste of this valuable crop.

Photo of Sir Frank Medlicott Sir Frank Medlicott , Norfolk Eastern

asked the Minister of War Transport if he is aware of the shortage of motor-lorry tyres in East Anglia; and if he will arrange for additional supplies of such tyres to be made available in that area.

Photo of Sir Stafford Cripps Sir Stafford Cripps , Bristol East

Yes, Sir, and we are doing our best to direct available supplies to the sugar-beet area, but it would be of material assistance if users could give as much prior notice as possible of their demands to the Regional Tyre Officer.