Textile Industries (Co-operative Research Associations)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scientific and Industrial Research – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 17th December 1957.

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Photo of Sir Harmar Nicholls Sir Harmar Nicholls , Peterborough 12:00 am, 17th December 1957

There are close direct contacts between the nine associations in this group, viz., cotton, wool, linen, jute, rayon, hosiery, lace, "hat and felt," and launderers. In addition, 10 years ago the D.S.I.R. established, a Standing Consultative Conference on Textile Research to avoid undesirable duplication and to promote collaboration among the various research associations, or equivalent organisations engaged in textile research, whether in receipt of grant aid from the Department or not.