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 Sir Spencer Summers Sir Spencer Summers , Aylesbury 12:00 am, 12th November 1951

That is an entirely hypothetical question. If the Corporation is charged with the duty of unloading the shares at fair and reasonable prices, and if the public is not willing to buy back, I should not complain if there were a residue left with the Corporation, but that is not a matter which requires to be considered other than as a result of the normal process of commercial supply and demand. I trust no pressure will be put on to speed up the discharge of the Corporation's financial functions even if, as a result, these take a year or so to conclude.