Plasterboard

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Building and Works – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 1st August 1966.

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Photo of Mr Thomas Urwin Mr Thomas Urwin , Houghton-le-Spring 12:00 am, 1st August 1966

asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what is the current delivery period of plasterboard.

Photo of Mr James Boyden Mr James Boyden , Bishop Auckland

Plasterboard is available for immediate delivery.

Photo of Mr Thomas Urwin Mr Thomas Urwin , Houghton-le-Spring

Although this Answer will be very widely applauded and accepted in the construction industry, what are the contributory factors leading to this situation, bearing in mind the difficulties which we had during 1964 and 1965?

Photo of Mr James Boyden Mr James Boyden , Bishop Auckland

Tardy investment in new capacity.