§ Mr. J. Morris
asked the Secretary of State for Industry, Trade and Regional Development what information he has about the indices of tonnages and average f.o.b. prices per ton of, respectively, iron and steel tubes, pipes and fittings, exported from the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Italy for the years 1953 to 1962, on the basis of 1953 equals 100, of steel plates from the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Belgium and Luxembourg, and of cold reduced sheets from the same countries.
§ Mr. Heath
Details of exports of iron and steel tubes, pipes and fittings, were given to the hon. Member on 3rd March. Information about steel plates and cold reduced sheets is not available in exactly the form requested, but I am writing to the hon. Member giving him certain figures which I hope will be helpful.