Cotton and Allied Textiles (Report)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22nd July 1969.

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Photo of Mr Anthony Crosland Mr Anthony Crosland , Grimsby 12:00 am, 22nd July 1969

The level of the tariff is the level proposed in the Report of the Textile Council; that is, 6½ per cent. on yarn, 15 per cent. on cotton cloth, which accounts for the greater part of the trade, and 17 per cent. on most garments. It is, therefore, the same level as that proposed by the council.