Safety Razors.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons on 16th July 1929.

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Photo of Sir Louis Smith Sir Louis Smith , Sheffield, Hallam

37.

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will give in dozens the export, import, and re-export figures for safety razors and safety razor blades, respectively, for the six months ending 31st December, 1925 and for the six months ending 30th June, 1929; and the comparative prices in each period of the two types of articles?

Photo of Mr William Graham Mr William Graham , Edinburgh Central

The answer has been prepared in tabular form; and, with the hon. Member's permission, I will circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

I regret that comparable figures for the two periods are not available in the detail asked for.

The following statement shows the quantities and declared values of the United Kingdom imports, exports and re-exports of safety razors and component parts thereof registered during the periods July to December, 1925, and January to June, 1929.