HC Deb 17 December 1969 vol 793 cc335-6W
Mr. Gregor Mackenzie

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will make a statement on the amount of statistical data supplied to manufacturers in order to encourage the programme of import substitution.

Mrs. Gwyneth Dunwoody

A wide range of data is published or made available on request which could be useful for this purpose. Under Section 3 of the Finance Act, 1967 approximately 40,000 extracts of information from import documents have been provided specifically for assistance to import substitution, mainly relating to engineering and chemical products.

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