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Knitwear (Hawick)

Volume 884: debated on Tuesday 21 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will hold urgent consultations with the relevant authorities about the short-time work situation in the knitwear industry in Hawick.

Officials of my Department are in close contact with the Hawick Knitwear Manufacturers' Association. I should be glad to consider any proposals on how the present difficulties might be alleviated.