HC Deb 21 February 1978 vol 944 cc558-9W
Mr. Michael Latham

asked the Secretary of State for Trade whether he will bring up to date the information regarding action by Middle East diplomatic posts on departmental circular OTM 11/76 contained in the Under-Secretary's reply to the hon. Member for Melton dated 21st February 1977 and his subsequent letter dated 17th March.

Mr. Meacher

The Middle East diplomatic posts have maintained the flow of market information for the United Kingdom construction industries. The information required is being obtained from the posts concerned and I will write to the hon. Member as soon as possible and place copies in the Library of the House for the information of hon. Members.