HC Deb 28 January 1947 vol 432 c155W
95. Mr. N. Macpherson

asked the President of the Board of Trade what proportion of the looms, rigging and plaiting machines, and rigging, rolling, cuttling and measuring machines produced in this country in 1946, were exported.

Mr. Belcher

The precise information for which the hon. and gallant Member asks is not available, but in the first nine months of 1946 half the total output of textile machinery was produced for export.