HC Deb 11 December 1967 vol 756 c68W
Mr. Patrick Jenkin

asked the President of the Board of Trade what is his latest estimate of the investment intentions of the following sectors of private industry, namely, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, metals and metal manufactures, vehicles, textiles, clothing, footwear and leather, food, drink and tobacco, chemicals, building materials, pottery and glass, paper and printing, and the distributive and service trades.

Mr. Darling

The latest available information was published in the Board of Trade Journal of 20th October, including some broad indications of the likely changes between 1967 and 1968 in the investment of certain industry groups within manufacturing industry.