HC Deb 20 December 1961 vol 651 cc167-8W
Brigadier Clarke

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will take

from Britain to China during 1960 and up to the latest date in 1961, giving separate figures for the following, namely, electric power equipment, machine tools, railways wheels, textile machinery, synthetic rubber, yarns, woven fabrics, alloys, chemicals and chemical products, copper, copper wire rods, road vehicles, and pottery industry products.

Mr. Erroll

The following is the information:

steps to encourage a suitable industry to come to Portsmouth to take over the factory being vacated by the de Havilland Aircraft Company.

Mr. Erroll

The sale of this factory is a commercial matter, but I understand that the de Havilland Aircraft Company are already receiving inquiries. I am, of course, keeping under review the effect of this closure, but my first responsibility is to encourage industry to set up in the development districts.

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