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Cotton Exports

Volume 440: debated on Thursday 24 July 1947

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15.

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will make a statement regarding new developments in the system of export of cotton piece goods.

Broadly the change is that, as already foreshadowed, the main part of the allocation will no longer be directed to individual markets. Particulars will be announced shortly.

16.

asked the President of the Board of Trade in view of the decision to increase exports of manufactured cotton

number of men and women, respectively, that will be provided with employment.

The following are the approved schemes for new factory buildings and extension (of 5,000 sq. ft. and over) located in the Abertillery Division (or at Brynmawr adjacent to the boundary of the Division):goods by what amount have the shipments of raw cotton for export been reduced.