HC Deb 14 December 1983 vol 50 cc475-6W
5. Mr. Fisher

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what percentage of British Telecom's purchases of telecommunications equipment during the past 10 years was supplied by British manufacturers in the United Kingdom.

Mr. Butcher

I understand from British Telecom that during the 10 years to 31 march 1983 some 96 per cent. of its orders for telecommunications equipment was placed with British manufacturers.

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