§ Mr. Redmond
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1) whether his Department's current industrial sector studies into the capacities of and demands on British industry in crisis and war have been or will be discussed by NATO's industrial planning committee or its sub-committees or working groups; and if he will make a statement;
(2) if he will list the industries which have supplied or will supply members to the sectoral groups currently involved in studying the capabilities of and demands on British industry in crisis and war.
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
My Department is consulting as necessary representatives of sectors of UK industry relevant to its study of the possible role of UK industry in crisis and war. NATO's industrial planning committee has been kept informed about this work.