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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons on 8th December 1931.

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asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) if his attention has been called to the recent imports of elastic webbing; and whether he proposes to take any action in this regard under the Abnormal Importations (Customs Duties) Act, 1931;

(2) if his attention has been called to the imports of cotton hose and underwear; and whether he proposes to take any action in this regard under the Abnormal Importations (Customs Duties) Act, 1931;

(3) if his attention has been called to the fact that out of 18,259 machines in the silk industry in Great Britain 10,356 were idle in November, 1931; and if it is his intention to take any action with regard to this industry under the Abnormal Importations Act, 1931?