HC Deb 25 February 1970 vol 796 cc1198-9
55. Sir G. Nabarro

asked the President of the Board of Trade what was the total value of vehicles' exports of all kinds, including spares, in 1969; what estimate he has made for 1970; what percentage of visible exports is now represented by vehicle industries' exports; what measures of help to improve export performance he is now contemplating; and whether he will make a statement on motor exports generally.

Mr. Mason

Exports of aircraft, rail, motor and other vehicles (including engines and parts) totalled £1,369 million, or 19 per cent. of total exports. I prefer not to venture a forecast for 1970. The many and widely used forms of Government assistance are available to vehicle manufacturers as they are to other exporters.