§ Lieut. - Commander KENWORTHY
asked the Secretary to the Overseas 1718W Trade Department why Indian textile business is excluded from the credits-guarantee scheme; and whether the Government of India has been consulted in this matter?
§ Mr. HACKING
The exclusion referred to by the hon. and gallant Member was made at the request of the Manchester and Bradford Chambers of Commerce, and after consultation with the Eastern Banks. The Government of India were also consulted.