Orders of the Day — Steel Industry and Road Haulage

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12th November 1951.

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Photo of Mr Arthur Woodburn Mr Arthur Woodburn , Clackmannan and East Stirlingshire 12:00 am, 12th November 1951

I think the hon. Member will agree that when the former Minister spoke, there were two points—that the steel industry might be in one section de-centralised and in the other put into a more homogenous structure. The question in regard to the coal industry is of breaking it up into geographical districts, which are quite different from functional districts.