Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce

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  • Jute Stocks and Imports (8 speeches)

    Mr. Scott-Elliot: asked the President of the Board of Trade what stocks of jute were held in this country at the end of 1947; and how many months' production this figure represented.

  • Wastepaper Collection (4 speeches)

    Mr. Scott-Elliot: asked the President of the Board of Trade what increase has been obtained in the amount of salvage wastepaper as a result of his appeal to local authorities; and whether he is...

  • Stored Cotton (Damage) (2 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether any estimate can yet be made of the loss through damage to cotton bought in bulk by the Raw Cotton Commission and stored here for long periods...

  • Cotton Purchases (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if it can yet be determined whether recent purchases of Egyptian cotton at high prices by the Raw Cotton Commission will involve that Commission in a...

  • Clothes Rationing (New Fashions) (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in order to counteract the disproportionate amount of material used by followers of the new fashions, he will change the clothes rationing...

  • French Lace Net (3 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will examine the position concerning the sale, coupon free, of French net lace, produced in France and advertised for sale in this country whilst...

  • Page-Turning Appliances (Customs Duty) (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will consider removing the Import Duty on page-turning appliances imported from America for the use of paralysed ex-Service men.