Spanish Tariffs.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport. – in the House of Commons on 6th April 1922.

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Photo of Mr William Graham Mr William Graham , Edinburgh Central

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asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been called to recent changes in Spanish tariffs and to the manner in which they are penalising British trade; whether it is intended at present to enter into any commercial treaty with Spain; and whether, in view of the fact that the 90 days within which modifications of the Spanish tariff may be claimed are rapidly passing, any action is being taken to safeguard the interests of this country?

Photo of Mr Philip Lloyd-Greame Mr Philip Lloyd-Greame , Hendon

A new customs tariff has recently been put into operation in Spain, and proposals for the conclusion of a commercial treaty have already been submitted to the Spanish Government for their consideration.