HC Deb 30 June 1958 vol 590 cc64-5W
69. Mr. Hale

asked the President of the Board of Trade what reply he has sent to the representative deputation of mayors of Lancashire towns asking for a new statement of Government policy with reference to the cotton textile industry in Lancashire.

Mr. Vaughan-Morgan

My right hon. Friend informed the mayors that the cotton industry was in touch with the Indian and Pakistan industries about the question of a voluntary limitation on their cotton textiles exports to this country; and that he could say nothing further at the present stage of the discussions.

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