Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce

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  • Carpet Industry (9 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware of the substantial opportunities for sale of British machine-made carpets in Western Germany; and whether, in view of the German...

  • Imported Cane Chairs (Utility Marking) (8 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade why he has allowed cane chairs manufactured in Hong Kong to be given a variation licence from the standard general specification for Utility furniture...

  • Electricity Charges, Merseyside (9 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been called to the disproportionately high charges made for electricity for industrial purposes by the Merseyside and North...

  • Textile Industry (24 speeches)

    Air Commodore Harvey: asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will arrange for all imports of textile articles of foreign manufacture to be marked with the name of the country of origin...

  • Silk Fabrics (4 speeches)

    Air Commodore Harvey: asked the President of the Board of Trade if, when deciding new import quotas of silk fabric, he will take into account the trade recession which now exists in the industry...

  • N.E. Development Area (14 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what number of persons, men and women separately, were employed in North-Eastern Trading Company factories in Sunderland on the latest available date.

  • Silver Hallmarks (Foreign Use) (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is aware that foreign firms are using British silver hallmarks; and what action he proposes to take to prevent this practice.

  • Tobacco (Non-dollar Purchases) (7 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what steps he proposes to take to increase the import of tobacco from non-dollar countries, particularly from Greece and Turkey.

  • Overseas Samples (Board of Trade Purchases) (2 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will publish a list of the samples of overseas goods purchased by him during 1951, and shown under head A4 of the Estimates for his Department...

  • Canadian and Scottish Firms (Subsidiaries) (5 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) the names, nature and location of Canadian manufacturing companies, firms and partnerships which have branches in Scotland; and how many people each...

  • Lobsters (French Purchases) (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade how much currency has been allocated by the French Government for the purchase of British lobsters.

  • Paper Tube Industry (4 speeches)

    Lieut.-Colonel Schofield: asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) whether, in view of the difficulties at present facing the paper tube industry in this country as a result of the...

  • Cotton Imports (Quality) (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) why import of shoddy cotton is permitted; from what countries; and in what amounts it is imported; (2) in what way the consumer can recognise...