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Yarn Allocation (Exporters)

Volume 466: debated on Tuesday 28 June 1949

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asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will now consider modifying his policy of giving absolute priority to exporters as regards the yarn allocation to be made to manufacturers by the hosiery controller.

No. In view of the vital need for increased exports, particularly to the North American market, any relaxation in our efforts to expand exports would be entirely unjustifiable.