HC Deb 27 February 1985 vol 74 c185W
15. Mr. Budgen

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement on the current state of the footwear industry.

Mr. Trippier

The recovery of the domestic footwear market last year has contributed to a stabilisation of employment in the United Kingdom industry over recent months. Exports showed a promising growth of 7 per cent. in the first nine months.

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