Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce

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  • Ayr and Prestwick (7 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will designate the burghs of Ayr and Prestwick as a development district.

  • Wigan (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what plans he has for bringing new industries to Wigan.

  • Textile Machinery (Re-equipment Schemes) (8 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade the estimated total cost of new machinery in respect of the cotton re-equipment schemes, and the cost and grant, separately, of machinery installed at...

  • Carpets (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, arising out of the recommendation of the Molony Committee on Consumer Protection that, pending the establishment of a grading system for...

  • Strategic Goods (Export Control) (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board or Trade, in addition to the list of goods subject to embargo for the state trading countries which is placed before Parliament from time to time, what...

  • Export Credits (8 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is aware that small British firms are at a disadvantage with their foreign competitors in the export market arising from a lack of credit...

  • North-East (5 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will state, in respect of the North-East for the year ended 31st March, 1963, the number of industrial development certificates issued, the...

  • Seaton Delaval and Blyth (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what has been the number of requests received for development grants since Seaton Delaval and Blyth were scheduled as development districts; how many...

  • Consumer Council (Travel Agents) (8 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if the functions of the newly-appointed Consumer Council will extend to dealing with travel agents.

  • Commonwealth and G.A.T.T. Countries (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what con- sideration has been given to, and consultation with other Commonwealth countries initiated on, the proposals sent him by the honourable Member...

  • Coal Mine Closures, Blaydon (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what information he has been given by the National Coal Board regarding forthcoming closures of coal mines in the Blaydon area.

  • Development Districts (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade how many representatives of firms likely to expand he has met in the course of the last month; and how many firms have com- mined themselves to expand...

  • Fife (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade how many new jobs have been created in the development districts in Fife as a direct result of the operation of the Local Employment Act; and to what...

  • Bagpipes (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what was the total value of bagpipes imported into the United Kingdom in the last three years: and what were the countries of origin.

  • Carlisle Road, Airdrie (Industrial Estate) (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will establish an industrial estate adjacent to the Carlisle Road, Airdrie, in view of the consistently high unemployment rate in the area and the...

  • Newspapers and Periodicals (Exports to Canada) (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what is the value of exports of newspapers and periodicals to Canada in the most recent year for which figures are available.

  • Brandon and Byshottles (5 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will add the Brandon and Byshottles Urban District Council to the list of development areas, in view of the continued contraction of the mining...

  • Computers (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what was the value of computers imported into the United Kingdom in each of the last five years.

  • South Yorkshire (Minister's Visit) (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will make a statement on the official visit to South Yorkshire of the Minister of State.

  • South Africa (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what was the value, respectively, of armaments and of other exports supplied in each of the past five years to the Republic of South Africa; and what is...

  • County Durham (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade how many advance factories are in process of building in the County of Durham; how many will be completed in 1963; how many are in contemplation; and...

  • Wingate and Peterlee (5 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what industries he is seeking for the Wingate area in County Durham where coal-mining has ceased and is unlikely to be resumed; and what are the...

  • North Lanarkshire (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is aware that Kingshill No. 2 Colliery is likely to close, that in the same area 14 collieries and mines and a foundry employing 600 men have been...