HC Deb 27 April 1983 vol 41 c326W
Mr. Nicholas Winterton

asked the Secretary of State for Industry by how much production in the textile industry rose or fell in 1982.

Mr. Butcher

The index of production for the textile industry, defined as minimum list headings 411–429 of the SIC 1968, was 6 per cent. lower in 1982 than in 1981.