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Multi-Fibre Arrangement

Volume 77: debated on Friday 19 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what account he is taking of the dependence of certain areas on employment in clothing and textiles in deciding his policy on future levels of textile and clothing imports in the context of the renegotiation of the multifibre arrangement; and if he will make a statement.

The Government will take full account of all the employment aspects of restricting textile and clothing imports, including employment in the textile and clothing industries, employment indirectly affected in other industries, and regional concentrations of employment.