HC Deb 09 November 1976 vol 919 c153W
Mr. Carter-Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will give a general direction that wherever possible British components are used in all Post Office equipment, in view of the substantial amount of import savings which would result from such a policy; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Les Huckfield

All but a very small proportion of the components used in Post Office equipment are of British manufacture, but a general direction would not be appropriate. The Post Office is responsible for its purchases of equipment.

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