HC Deb 11 April 1967 vol 744 cc175-6W
Mr. Bruce-Gardyne

asked the President of the Board of Trade what estimate he has made of the value of expenditure on plant and machinery by manufacturing industry in Scotland in 1961, 1965, and 1966, at constant 1965 prices.

Mr. Jay

Capital expenditure on plant, machinery and vehicles by manufacturing establishments in Scotland, at 1965 prices, was £97 million in 1961 and is provisionally estimated at £87 million in 1965. Estimates for 1966 are not yet available.