Brewing and Malting Trades.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons on 8th February 1932.

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Photo of Marquess of  Titchfield Marquess of Titchfield , Newark

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asked the Prime Minister whether, in the near future, he will give

tion with Russian trade: Austria, Germany, Italy, Czechoslovakia, Norway, Poland, Finland, Latvia and Japan.

Photo of Lieut-Colonel Sir Assheton Pownall Lieut-Colonel Sir Assheton Pownall , Lewisham East

Has my hon. and gallant Friend any information as to whether facilities are given in regard to Russian trade?

Photo of Mr John Colville Mr John Colville , Midlothian and Peeblesshire Northern

Yes. My answer was in regard to Russian trade.

Duchess of ATHOLL:

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asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) the quantity and value of the barley, oats, maize, cotton, plywood, linen piece-goods, and soap imported from the Soviet Union in 1931, to the latest date for which figures are available; and

(2) whether, in view of the recent large importations of barley, oats, maize, cotton, plywood, linen piece-goods, and soap from the Soviet Union, he will cause Russian imports of these commodities to be detailed separately from those of other countries in the monthly Trade and Navigation Returns?

The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the BOARD of TRADE (Mr. HoreBelisha):

As the answer involves a number of figures, I will, with the Noble Lady's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

Parliamentary time to debate the position in the brewing and the malting trades?

Photo of Mr Stanley Baldwin Mr Stanley Baldwin , Bewdley

I am afraid that I cannot find special time for the discussion proposed, in view of the already heavy programme of business before the House.

Marquess of TITCHFIELD:

Will the right hon. Gentleman bear constantly in mind the very serious position in these two trades?

Photo of Mr Stanley Baldwin Mr Stanley Baldwin , Bewdley

They are not the only industries. I regret it very much.

Photo of Mr Henry Croft Mr Henry Croft , Bournemouth

Is my right hon. Friend aware of the very real distress among the whole of the barley growers?