Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce

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  • Merchandise Marks (Trade Descriptions) (17 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what reply he has sent to the letter recently received from the Principal of the Leathersellers' College admitting that he had made a mistake and that...

  • East-West Trade (Strategic Controls) (18 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade when he expects to be in a position to make a statement on the negotiations for a major relaxation of strategic controls on East-West trade.

  • President of the Board of Trade (Canadian Visit) (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will make a statement on his recent visit to Canada, and the steps which he has taken to facilitate an expansion of trade between Canada and the...

  • Departmental Functions (Transfer) (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will make a statement on the reorganisation of his Department which will become necessary on the transfer to him of functions hitherto performed by...

  • Glove Industry, Leicester (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that there are now machines standing idle in the glove factories of Leicester as the result of competition from Hong Kong; and what...

  • British Lion Film Corporation (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what steps have now been taken to maintain the level of film production after the middle of August in the light of the decision of the National Film...

  • Polish Bilberries (2 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will arrange henceforward to allow free competition in the importing of Polish bilberries.

  • Savoy Hotel Limited (Report) (19 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what steps he proposes to take in view of the report of Mr. E. Milner Holland on his investigation into the affairs of the Savoy Hotel Limited.

  • Cinematograph Films Council (Mr. Eckman) (5 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of the recent attack made by Mr. Sam Eckman, an American national, on the British film industry, he will not reappoint Mr. Eckman to the...

  • Development Areas (6 speeches)

    Mr. H. Wilson: asked the President of the Board of Trade when he expects to lay a White Paper showing the action taken in Development Areas since 1948.

  • North-Eastern Trading Estate (Factories) (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what progress has been made regarding the two North-Eastern Trading Estate Company's factories in Sunderland which are still vacant.

  • Chemical Pulp (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade, in view of the recent announcement of Messrs. Courtaulds Limited to build a new rayon staple fibre unit on the Humber to produce 100 million pounds...

  • Carpets (Indian and Pakistani Tariffs) (8 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade the general level of tariffs for British manufactured carpets and rugs entering respectively, India and Pakistan; also the tariffs upon Indian and...

  • Subsidised Horticultural Imports (9 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that the policy of Her Majesty's Government in increasing tariffs in December, 1953, and May, 1954, upon fruit and other...

  • Whisky Industry (7 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will request the Monopolies Commission to investigate and report on the whisky industry in view of the fact that one group of distillers provide...

  • Motor Car Distribution Costs (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, through the Monopolies Commission or otherwise, he will inquire into the costs and methods of motor car distribution.

  • China and Soviet Union (Export Restrictions) (75 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of the cessation of hostilities in Korea, he will restrict the list of commodities prohibited for export to China to the categories...

  • Grapes (Import Licences) (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade the number and value of licences to import grapes from Bulgaria refused and granted, respectively, by his Department in the last 12 months to the nearest...

  • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (Review) (9 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) if, before seeking a revision of the terms of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, he will discuss with Commonwealth Governments the effect on...

  • Tomato Imports (7 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what regulations there are discriminating against the import of tomatoes and tomato products from Europe into the United Kingdom, as between the various...

  • Non-Dollar Tobacco (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will set up a working party to make recommendations as to the manner in which tobacco produced elsewhere than in the dollar area should be...