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Textile Industry

Volume 983: debated on Thursday 24 April 1980

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asked the Prime Minister if she will make a statement on the position of the textile industry.

We recognise the special problems of the textile industry and the difficulties it is facing and we appreciate what the industry has already achieved in rationalising itself, and its fine export record. Its position in future will ultimately depend on the state of the market at home and abroad and on the drive, determination and enterprise of those working in the industry.