HC Deb 21 June 1949 vol 466 c9W
Sir W. Smiles

asked the President of the Board of Trade how much currency in dollars has been earned by the export of spectacle lenses from the United Kingdom since July, 1948.

Mr. H. Wilson

The value of the United Kingdom exports of lenses for spectacles, goggles, eyeglasses or monocles to dollar countries between July, 1948, and May, 1949, was £20,000.