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The value of export orders for vessels of 100 gross tons and over, taken in 1967, is estimated at £7 million. No information is available about export orders for vessels of under 100 gross tons.
The successes enjoyed by the shipbuilding industry are not confined to East Anglia. The hon. Gentleman is well aware of the objects of the Government's development area policy. So far no firm evidence has been submitted which would lead us to consider making an exception of this one particular industry.