§ 21. Mr. Oppenheim
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he will make a statement on prospects for the car industry.
§ Mr. Leigh
The current success in export markets has enabled the United Kingdom car industry to maintain production despite the downturn in the domestic market. Medium and long-term prospects for the United Kingdom car industry are excellent, with annual production likely to reach 2 million units by the mid to late 1990s.
§ 24. Mr. Peter Bottomley
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement on the increase in British car production that is expected to follow the investments being made in this country by Japanese car companies.