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Forklift Trucks

Volume 888: debated on Monday 10 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will take action to ensure that orders for forklift trucks for Kirkby Engineering and Manufacturing (Clohurst) Company Limited are met by British manufacturers of forklift trucks; whether any such trucks will be supplied by overseas manufacturers; and if he will make a statement.

It is for the co-operative to determine what forklift trucks to use. I understand that the co-operative has not yet reached a final decision on which forklift trucks to order but that British forklift trucks are being carefully considered.