Saw Milling Industry.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons at on 4 July 1935.

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Photo of Mr John Burnett Mr John Burnett , Aberdeen North


asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he is aware that a rebate of 10 per cent. is being refused on foreign pitch-pine decking for supply to local shipyards when it is cut in British mills, whereas in the case of the United States of America, decking cut in American mills for supply to local shipyards 10 per cent. rebate is given; and will he take action in the matter in the interests of the British saw-milling industry?

Photo of Mr Duff Cooper Mr Duff Cooper , Westminster St George's

If my hon. Friend will give me particulars of the case he has in mind, I will have inquiry made.