§ Mr. Hooley
asked the Minister of Technology what was the aggregate value of all capital investment in the steel industry in each of the years 1965 to 1969 inclusive.
Mr. Alan Williams
The information for the iron and steel industry is as follows:
CAPITAL INVESTMENT BY THE IRON AND STEEL INDUSTRY (S.I.C. 311, 312 and 313) Current prices £m. 1965 86.2 1966 83.6 1967 93.4 1968 87.5 1969 January-September 69.7* * Figure for only the first nine months of the year are at available.