HC Deb 29 November 1967 vol 755 c126W
Mr. Gregor Mackenzie

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will investigate the present difficulties of the Scottish paper and board making trade; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Darling

I am aware of the difficulties which Scottish mills have been experiencing in common with the rest of the United Kingdom paper and board industry. Their solution must lie mainly in the industry's adaptation to changed trading conditions, and I welcome the action being taken by many Scottish mills to modernise their plant and improve their productivity.

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