Vulcanised Fibre.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Safeguarding of Industries Act. – in the House of Commons on 31st July 1922.

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Dr. MURRAY:

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asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his atten- tion has been drawn to the fact that the standard price of American vulcanised fibre in this country, and for several months past, has been 1s. 7d. per lb.; whether he is aware that the price quoted by the British firm, who are complainants before the Committee appointed under Part II of the Safeguarding of Industries Act, is 1s. 3½d.; and on what grounds he considers a primâ facie case to exist for proving that sales of American fibre, which is the raw material for many trades, causing, or likely to cause, unemployment in the British industry?