HC Deb 27 January 1947 vol 432 c139W
Mr. Champion

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will now consider the deconcentration of the lace curtain section of the lace industry in order to give firms having considerable machinery and equipment lying idle a chance to receive a share of the cotton yarn which is available.

Sir S. Cripps

I understand that the curtain section of the lace industry are preparing plans for deconcentration to take effect about the middle of this year and I will consider these plans when they are submitted to me.

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