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Textile Industry (Macclesfield)

Volume 885: debated on Monday 3 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade if the Under-Secretary of State will visit the Macclesfield constituency to assess the problems that exist there relating to the situation facing the textile industry; and if he will seek to remedy these problems.

I have been asked to reply.I am very aware of the problems of the textile industry in Macclesfield, including reported rationalisation plans of a silk mill, but I have no plans to visit there in the near future.