HC Deb 04 April 1957 vol 568 c68W
Mr. H. Wilson

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the estimated change in industrial production and in production in manufacturing industries, respectively, for the year 1956. compared with 1955.

Mr. P. Thorneycroft

As stated in the Economic Survey, Table 8, the index of industrial production as a whole stood on average at the same level in 1956 as in 1955: production in manufacturing industry fell by 1 per cent.