HC Deb 11 July 1961 vol 644 c20W
56. Mr. John Hall

asked the President of the Board of Trade what consultations he has had with the Machine Tool Trades Association about the future expansion of design, research and development within the industry.

Mr. Maudling

There is close consultation with the Association, and the Machine Tool Advisory Council regularly reviews progress in implementing the recommendations of the Mitchell Committee including those relating to design, research and development.

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