HC Deb 06 April 1943 vol 388 c467
5. Mr. Rhys Davies

asked the President of the Board of Trade the total value of textile machinery rendered idle by war conditions and exported to foreign countries; the countries of destination; and whether he is considering the effects of this on post-war employment in the Lancashire cotton industry in particular?

Mr. Dalton

There have been no exports of textile machinery rendered idle as a result of the concentration of the cotton industry.

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