asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the total value of textile goods purchased by his Department during the past 12 months.
About £4·3 million.
asked the Secretar of State for the Home Department what percentage of textile goods, over the last 12 months, has been purchased from British manufacturers by his Department.
All such purchases have been from British firms. While it does not necessarily follow from this that all are of British manufacture, we believe that this is the case with over 80 per cent. of such purchases.