Imported Tinned Foodstuffs.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons on 23rd June 1931.

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Photo of Mr William Graham Mr William Graham , Edinburgh Central

A general requirement of this character could only be imposed by an Order-in-Council under the Merchandise Marks Act, 1926, and no application for such an Order has been made by the parties interested. If the suggestion is that imported tinned foodstuffs are being sold under a British name or trade mark without a qualifying indication of origin and the hon. and gallant Member cares to furnish me with particulars of cases which he has in mind, I shall be glad to arrange for the matter to be investigated.