§ 37. Mr. Nicholas Winterton
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what recent representation
Date Organisation Subject August 1983 Clothing Industry Economic Development Committee (EDC) Proposals for Government assistance. August 1983 Trades Union Congress Negotiations on renewal of EC/China textile agreement. September 1983 Knitting Industry EDC Proposals for Government assistance. October 1983 Trades Union Congress Study of international trading policies affecting textiles and clothing by Professor Silberston. November 1983 British Textile Confederation Further discussion of the Confederation's 'Plan for Action'. November 1983 British Textile Confederation and British Clothing Industry Association Negotiations on renewal of EC/China textile agreement and other trade matters. November 1983 National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers Negotiations on renewal of EC/China textile agreement.
The Government are very willing to listen carefully and sympathetically to the views expressed by the representative organisations of this important sector of manufacturing industry.