§ Dr. David Clark
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence which companies provide(a) uniforms and (b) general kit for the armed forces. 
§ Mr. Arbuthnot
[holding answer 1I December 1995]: This is a matter for the Defence Clothing and Textiles Agency—DCTA—under its framework document. I have asked the chief executive, DCTA, to write to the hon. Member.
Letter from Brigadier M. J. Roycroft to Dr. David Clark, dated 18 December 1995:I am replying to your question to the Secretary of State for Defence about the companies which provide uniforms and general kit for the armed forces, as this matter falls within my area of responsibility.I enclose a list of those companies which supply uniforms and associated general clothing and textile items to the Defence Clothing and Textiles Agency (DCTA) on behalf of the services.If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact me.