§ 21. Mr. Madden
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what progress is being made under the Clothing Scheme; and if he will make a statement.
Mr. Alan Williams
The scheme has been welcomed by the industry and hope its satisfactory progress will encourage more firms to take advantage of the opportunities it offers. The most recent figures on the progress of the scheme were given in my reply to my hon. Friend on 15th June. My Department is closely monitoring the results of the scheme. The Clothing EDC will be discussing the scheme's progress to date at its next meeting in two days' time.