§ 12. Mr. Lamond
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what quantities of yarn and cloth have been given relief or allowed into the country in the last year under Section 7 of the Import Duties Act, 1958; and what quantities of three fold 8S cotton yarn are included in the total.
§ Mr. Noble:
I regret that information in the form requested is not readily available. The value of imports of yarn and cloth on which import duty was remitted under Section 7 of the Import Duties Act, 1958, in the year ending 31st March, 1972, was:
Woollen yarn and cloth £92,959 Cotton yarn and cloth £208,586 Man-made-fibre yarn and cloth £1,938,488 Other yarns and cloth £329,611
Relief was not given on any imports of three fold 8S cotton yarn.