Caravans (Private Construction)

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th October 1949.

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Photo of Sir Herbert Butcher Sir Herbert Butcher , Holland with Boston 12:00 am, 24th October 1949

asked the Minister of Supply why materials are not made available for private individuals who desire to construct caravans for their own use, although similar materials are made available to makers of caravans for profit.

Photo of Mr George Strauss Mr George Strauss , Lambeth North

Certain scarce raw materials which are under licence are used for making caravans and it would not be desirable to divert these materials from the manufacturers, who are able to make a contribution to exports.