§ Colonel Glyn
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will give the number of gloves, including 154W knitted gloves and mittens, other than those of fabric or leather, exported from Hong Kong other than to the United Kingdom for each month of 1957.
§ Mr. Lennox-Boyd
"Gloves, including knitted gloves and mittens, other than those of fabric or leather", are not separately distinguished in the Hong Kong trade returns and I am asking the Governor for any information he may have. I will write to my hon. and gallant Friend when I have the Governor's reply.
Exports of all gloves, excepting rubber gloves, from Hong Kong to countries other than the United Kingdom were as follows:
Dozen pairs 000 January 136 February 100 March 115 April 97 May 115 June 177 July 224 August 201 September 217 October 119 November 94 December-Not yet available.