Oral Answers to Questions — Export Trade

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28th September 1944.

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Photo of Mr William Leach Mr William Leach , Bradford Central 12:00 am, 28th September 1944

asked the Minister of Labour if, in view of the national urgency of resuming export at the earliest possible moment and the imminent call upon exporters, particularly of raw and semi-manufactured materials, to be ready to trade with liberated countries possibly even before the end of the war, he will release from the forces key men and men trained specially for export by priority and defer the call-up to the forces of young men similarly trained from now on.