§ Mr. Jim Marshall
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what was the level of home production in each quarter of 613W 1973, each quarter of 1974 and the first quarter of 1975, by volume and by value, in the hosiery and knitted goods textile sector in the East Midlands.
§ Mr. Meacher
, pursuant to his reply [Official Report. 20th May 1975; Vol. 892, c. 252], gave the following information:
Figures relating to the part of the hosiery and other knitted goods industry located in the East Midlands are not available.
The total value of sales of hosiery and other knitted goods, including work done, by the United Kingdom was:
1973 £ million Q.1 120.1 Q.2 129.9 Q.3 132.7 Q.4 158.5 1974 Q.1 124.4 Q.2 155.4 Q.3 157.6 Q.4 180.6 1975 Q.1 not available.
It is not possible to give corresponding quantity figures because of the wide range of garments and fabrics involved but full details of their sales in value and quantity are given in Business Monitor PQ 417/1.