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

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Photo of Mr Henry Croft Mr Henry Croft , Bournemouth


asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he has considered the telegram, of which a copy has been sent to him, from the bright-steel bar manufacturers to the effect that they ask for security against foreign competition and emphasise that, if included under the Abnormal Importations (Customs Duties) Act, they will raise no objection to a duty on their raw materials, including black bars and billets; and whether he will now impose the duties referred to?