Cotton Piece Goods

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 15th February 1955.

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Photo of Mr Henry Strauss Mr Henry Strauss , Norwich South 12:00 am, 15th February 1955

I quite agree that the matter must be looked at from all aspects but, if the suggestion is that Her Majesty's Government do nothing, it is unjustified. We take these matters thoroughly into consideration in negotiating all inter-Government trade agreements. We put the entire resources of the Government's export services, including those of the Trade Commissioner and Commercial Diplomatic Services overseas, at the disposal of the industry. We co-operate with the Cotton Board in publicity overseas and help in sending trade missions into importing countries.