HC Deb 03 May 1972 vol 836 c156W
Mr. Bray

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what were the numbers of firms in the United Kingdom engaged in the footwear industry who went out of business in each of the five years to 31st December, 1971.

Mr. Anthony Grant:

I regret that full information is not available; some indication of the net reduction in numbers between 1968 and 1971 is provided by the answer I gave my hon. Friend yesterday.