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Flick-Knives

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28th November 1957.

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Photo of Mr David Eccles Mr David Eccles , Chippenham 12:00 am, 28th November 1957

I apologise for not answering that second point. The knives are imported from Western Germany and Italy. With regard to the hon. Gentleman's first point, I am informed that certain men in these industries find the knives essential. I suppose there are blacksmiths and blacksmiths. Also, the Sheffield cutlery trade does not make these knives, and so, probably, it does not know where they are used.