Export Promotion

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 21st March 1977.

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Photo of Mr Edmund Dell Mr Edmund Dell , Birkenhead 12:00 am, 21st March 1977

As my hon. Friend knows, defence sales are under the control of the Defence Sales Organisation and my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Defence. Non-military exports, on the other hand, are sponsored by my Department, and I will consider the resources that are necessary for assisting these exports in accordance with our judgment of the requirements. As I say, we shall adjust the resources devoted when we think it necessary.