HC Deb 17 July 1907 vol 178 c679

To ask the Secretary of State for War if any of the contracts connected with the clothing of the Regular Army and the Militia were in the past year placed in Scotland; and, if so, to what extent.

(Answered by Mr. Secretary Haldane.) Contracts for the following articles were placed with Scottish firms during the past financial year:—

Supply. Quantity.
Cloth, drab mixture, great coat 1,000 yards.
Tartan, drab mixture 90,000 yards.
Tartan, Highland 30,520 yards.
Bedford cord 5,700 yards.
Staying canvas 460.000 yards.
Sheeting flax 40,000 yards.
Duck, various 84,750 yards.
Linen, black 8,500 yards.
Glengarry caps 31,246
Highland scarves 73
Coats, I.R. 3,060
Leggings 1,200
Woollen drawers 81,137
Kit bags 31,500
Sewing thread 90,000 skeins.
Machine thread 58,000 reels.
Sewing cotton 1,656 reels.