HC Deb 05 April 1971 vol 815 c26W
Sir G. de Freitas

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what progress has been made, with the assisstance of his Department, in obtaining international acceptance of the uniform systems of shoe sizing developed by the Shoe and Allied Trades Association of Kettering.

Sir J. Eden

The system has been accepted in principle as the basis for an international system which is being worked out by the International Standards Organisation. Discussions are still continuing regarding the details.