HC Deb 27 July 1967 vol 751 c263W
Mr. Thornton

asked the President of the Board of Trade, what contribution he is making towards the cost of the Textile Council's Productivity and Efficiency Study.

Mr. Jay

I am making a grant of £35,500 to the Textile Council to meet the cost of employing outside consultants to undertake an international cost comparison and a study of marketing in the United Kingdom. Most of the grant will be payable during the current financial year. I shall be presenting a Supplementary Estimate in due course, but in the meantime any necessary advances will be made from the Civil Contingencies Fund.

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