HC Deb 30 March 1999 vol 328 c560W
Mr. Hoyle

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the countries whose textile companies have been awarded contracts from his Department for armed forces uniforms for the last five years. [77469]

Mr. Doug Henderson

[holding answer 18 March 1999]: Textile companies from the following countries have been awarded contracts by my Department for Armed Forces uniforms over the past three years:

  • United Kingdom
  • Germany
  • Belgium
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Canada.

Details are available for the last three years only as before this time information on clothing and textiles procurement was not recorded centrally.