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Industries (Exports and Import Substitution)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Board of Trade – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 13th March 1968.

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Photo of Mr George Darling Mr George Darling , Sheffield, Hillsborough 12:00 am, 13th March 1968

No special survey is necessary. The Government have already taken action, and next week will take more, to achieve the necessary shift of resources from home consumption, both public and private, to exports and import substitution. We are also in constant touch with industry, both directly and through the Economic Development Committees, in order to identify in advance any sectors where capacity limitation is likely to become a problem.