Silk Duties.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance. – in the House of Commons at on 3 May 1932.

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is aware that cotton tissues partly containing silk and artificial silk have now been deprived of any kind of protection through the withdrawal of the 50 per cent. abnormal imports duty; and, in view of the hardship to the industry, what steps he intends to take to remedy such hardship?