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Tyres (Commercial Vehicles)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th April 1947.

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Photo of Mr John Belcher Mr John Belcher , Sowerby 12:00 am, 24th April 1947

The supply of replacement tyres, for commercial vehicles which was slowly overtaking demand has received a temporary set-back owing to the fuel crisis. Manufacturers are concentrating production, as far as practicable, on the sizes such as 34 by 7 which are in greatest demand, and supplies are distributed as equitably as possible throughout the country. The situation is being watched closely.