Safeguarding Duties.

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

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Lieut.-Colonel Sir FREDERICK HALL:


asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will state with respect to what industries Safeguarding Duties have been removed during the period from June, 1929, to the present time; what annual amount of revenue was pre-

THE FOLLOWING TABLE shows the average annual net receipts from Safeguarding Duties which have lapsed since June, 1929:
Articles.Date when Duty lapsed.Customs Duties— Net Receipts (Annual Average).
Lace and Embroidery (made on net or dissoluble fabric).30th June, 1930229,800
Gloves of leather and of fur and cotton fabric gloves.21st December, 1930490,800
Mantles for incandescent lighting21st December, 19305,700
Cutlery21st December, 193092,000
Packing and wrapping paper30th April, 1931520,000