Import Duties, France (British Goods).

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons on 24th November 1931.

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Photo of Mr Eugene Ramsden Mr Eugene Ramsden , Bradford North

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asked the President of the Board of Trade what action he has taken with regard to the recent increases in French import duties which discriminate against British products and manufactures?

Photo of Mr Walter Runciman Mr Walter Runciman , St Ives

I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply which was given on this subject yesterday by the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department to my hon. Friend the Member for Morpeth (Mr. G. Nicholson).

Photo of Mr Eugene Ramsden Mr Eugene Ramsden , Bradford North

In the event of the French Government adopting an unreasonable attitude, will the right hon. Gentleman take steps to impose additional duties on French wines and other goods?