HC Deb 06 November 1968 vol 772 c91W
66. Mr. Eadie

asked the President of the Board of Trade, what consultations he has held with manufacturers of nylon for additional factory expansion in the United Kingdom; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Dell

The supply position has been regularly discussed with the man-made fibres manufacturers. Production capacity in the case of nylon has been and is being increased, but demand in this and other countries has temporarily outstripped supply with the result that shortages have developed.

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