HC Deb 03 December 1973 vol 865 cc273-4W
33 Mr. Wingfield Digby

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the contribution to invisible exports in October by the earnings of British shipping.

Mr. Nott

Detailed information on these earnings is available only on an annual basis. Net foreign currency earnings from ships owned by United Kingdom operators were £440 million in 1972.