Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce

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  • Towels (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he has now completed his inquiries into the alleged large stocks of towels held by wholesalers and retailers, in accordance with his letter to the...

  • Tullos Factory. Aberdeen (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will yet specify in detail the future of Tullos factory, Aberdeen, the complete use of which is necessary to diminish future unemployment in...

  • Industrial Development (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what steps he intends to take under his statutory powers to maintain and extend the industrial development of the city of Aberdeen.

  • U.S. Exports (Eire) (5 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade the value of U.S. exports of manufactures to Eire during the past six months, as compared with those from this country.

  • Carpet Factory, Creetown (4 speeches)

    Mr. McKie: asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is now in a position to make a statement with regard to the granting of a licence for the proposed carpet factory at Creetown, Kirkcud...

  • Departmental Correspondence (Delays) (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is aware that business firms frequently experience a delay of three to four weeks in obtaining a reply to their letters from his Department; and if...

  • Lace (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will now allow the sale of fancy lace and lace net in the home market.

  • Surplus Government Stores (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what organisations have been set up by his Department to deal with the disposal of Government surplus stores; and what value of goods have each disposed...

  • Retail Trade Licensing (Discontinuance) (19 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is yet able to make a statement on the future of the retail shop licensing system.

  • Children's Footwear (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will state the total number of children's boots and shoes made available to retailers during the months of September, October and November, 1945.

  • Dutch Commercial Debts (2 speeches)

    Mr. McKie: asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is aware that large sums of money, lent to Dutch subjects by British subjects for commercial purposes, have been confiscated by the...

  • Wool (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade how much wool there is in the country; and if he will do all in his power to secure labour for the worsted and wool factories so that clothing for the...

  • Mistletoe (5 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade for what reason an import licence for mistletoe for sale in this country during the forthcoming Christmas season has been given to one firm and refused...

  • Army Personnel(Shoes) (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will provide other ranks in the Army with coupons for the purchase of shoes in order that men can take advantage of the present War Office...

  • Industrial Premises, London (Evictions) (9 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that Telco, Limited, machine tool makers, of Gordon Square on the Bedford Estate, in spite of repeated protests, have been given...

  • New Companies (Registry of Titles) (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what is the average interval of time between application and provisional consent by the Registrar for the use of titles by new companies.

  • British Universities Press, Limited (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been called to advertisements in the Press announcing the flotation of a public limited company under the style of British...

  • Leather (2 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is aware that instructions have been issued to chrome leather tanners to withhold 20 percent, of their output of chrome tanned upper leather from...

  • Bicycle Tyres and Tubes (7 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will state the present situation regarding inner tubes for bicycles for home use.

  • Russia (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what are the impediments to the conclusion of a large- scale trade agreement between Britain and the U.S.S.R.

  • Suspender Grips (5 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will state the amount of rubber saved during an average year by changing the grip on women's suspenders to metal; whether he is satisfied that this...

  • Elastic Braces (2 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade when elastic braces are likely to be again available in the shops.

  • Book cloth (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade in view of his department's exhortations to the book trade to increase production for export and of his restitution of 65 percent. of their paper quota,...

  • Furniture (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will state the value of the furniture to be imported into this country under arrangements with Canada and Norway; and the value of our total...

  • Blankets (Release for Europe) (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, out of his surplus war store of 2,000,000 blankets, he will now release the 750,000 which he is waiting for the trade to take up, so that they...

  • Paper (2 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what paper supplies still exist in this country which were reserved for emergency war time purposes.

  • Utility Cloths (2 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that sub-standard utility cloths are taken out of the utility ranges and sold as general; that these imperfect goods are then sold at...

  • Motor Tyres (Sugar-Beet Areas) (3 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware of the shortage of tyres for vehicles used for the haulage of sugar-beet in North Norfolk; and if he will make the supply available...

  • Stationery (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what quantity of graph paper or other stationery has been imported from the U.S.A. since 30th May, 1945; how much such paper has been supplied for the...

  • Export Firms (List) (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will undertake the preparation of a handbook of British firms working specially for export and will arrange for the widest distribution of...