HC Deb 10 February 1943 vol 386 c1318
57. Mr. Malcolm MacMillan

asked the Minister of Supply whether he is aware of the inadequate spinning capacity for wool for Harris tweed in the Outer Hebrides, and of the delays, of several months in many cases, before crofters get the wool back, spun, from the spinning mills, involving loss of time, money, and markets to the crofters; and what steps he proposes to take to improve the position?

Sir A. Duncan

I am not aware of the delays referred to, but if the hon. Member will let me have particulars, I will be glad to have inquiry made.

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