Orkney Tweed.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons on 23rd June 1936.

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Photo of Major Sir Basil Neven-Spence Major Sir Basil Neven-Spence , Orkney and Shetland

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is prepared to consider taking steps to rule that the use of the word "Orkney" in describing tweed means tweed made entirely from wool grown in Orkney and woven in the islands.

Photo of Mr Walter Runciman Mr Walter Runciman , St Ives

I have no power to give the ruling asked for by my hon. and gallant Friend.