HC Deb 12 June 1967 vol 748 cc22-3W
Mr. Dewar

asked the President of the Board of Trade what was the total tonnage of flax and tow yarn imported into the United Kingdom in each month from January, 1967, till the latest available month; and whether he will estimate what proportion of each of these totals is used in Scotland.

Mr. J. P. W. Mallalieu

The following is the information on imports:

Imports of flax or ramie yarn
1967 tons
January 319
February 189
March 214
April 197

I have no knowledge of the proportion of imported yarns that are used in Scotland.