HC Deb 24 March 1925 vol 182 c206
6. Lieut.-Colonel HENEAGE

asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of aircraft exported to foreign countries, according to the latest avail able returns, from England?


The number of aeroplanes of United Kingdom manufacture exported to foreign countries during the year 1924 was 137, and during the first two months of 1925, three. The numbers of airships and balloons of United Kingdom manufacture exported during the same periods were one and three respectively.

Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY

Is not the Department of Overseas Trade specially charged with assisting the trade in aeroplanes?


That question does not arise.

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