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Rubber Industry Bill

Nature volume 131, page 576 (22 April 1933) | Download Citation

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IN the House of Commons on April 11, Mr. H. Williams asked the president of the Board of Trade whether he was aware that the Research Association of British Rubber Manufacturers had discharged many of its staff and suspended research work for lack of funds. (This matter was referred to in a leading article in our issue of February 11.) Mr. Williams asked further whether, in the circumstances, facilities would be given for further progress of the Rubber Industry Bill. Mr. Runciman stated that he was aware of the situation. He said: “The Government recognise that it is desirable that the work of this Association should continue and have decided to give an opportunity for further discussion in Parliament of the Rubber Industry Bill.” Owing to pressure of business in the House of Commons, it is proposed to introduce the Bill at an early date in the House of Lords.

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