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Oral Answers to Questions — Board of Trade

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  • Development Areas (Timber-using Industries) (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will set up a Departmental inquiry to examine methods of assisting timber-using industry in development areas where forestry is a major local industry.

  • North-East Scotland (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will set up a Departmental inquiry to examine industry in North-East Scotland, with a view to developing food processing and timber-using industries.

  • Car Insurance (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade how many representations he has received about increases in insurance premiums generally; and if, in view of the further increases in many car insurance...

  • Advance Factories (5 speeches)

    asked the President of the the Board of Trade how many advance factories have been completed in the three months ended 1st March, 1968; and how many remain unlet of those which were completed...

  • Tourism (American Restrictions) (7 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is now able to quantify the financial effect on the British tourist industry of the taxes proposed by the United States administration on...

  • Agreements (Registration) (10 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what representations he has received about agreements between firms which are alleged to be beneficial to the nation's economy, but which are currently...

  • Tourism (Scotland) (12 speeches)

    Mr. Edward M. Taylor: asked the President of the Board of Trade what further steps he is now taking to promote tourist development in Scotland.

  • North Atlantic Scheduled Air Services (8 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what proposals he has to facilitate competition between British airline operators for North Atlantic scheduled services.

  • Republic of South Africa (Trade) (8 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what consultations he has had with the British National Exports Council with a view to promoting trade with the Republic of South Africa; and if he will...

  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (13 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what instructions he has given to the British delegation to the United Nations Committee for Trade and Development conference in New Delhi regarding...

  • British European Airways (Trident 3-B Aircraft) (13 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will give an outline of the compensation arrangements agred with British European Airways arising from the refusal by the Government to...

  • Invisible Exports (Permanent Committee) (13 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what steps the Government are now taking to encourage a further growth of Great Britain's overseas invisible earnings; and if he will make a statement.

  • Early Potatoes (Imports) (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will now take steps to restrict imports of early potatoes in the interests of the economy.

  • Clocks (Dumping) (8 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what representations he has received about the dumping of clocks in the United Kingdom; what were the terms of his reply; and if he will make a statement.

  • Aircraft (Investment Grants) (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what conclusion he has reached regarding the eligibility of aircraft for investment grants.

  • Association of International Accountants (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what progress has been made following the further representations of the Association of International Accountants following its application for...

  • Industries (Exports and Import Substitution) (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will initiate a survey of the capacity of industries suited to exporting or to manufacturing import substitutes, at present involved in...

  • Luton Airport (Aircraft Movement) (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what restrictions he intends to place upon aircraft movement at Luton Airport, in view of the introduction there of jet aircraft.

  • Development Districts (Government Contracts) (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what steps have been taken to eliminate the difficulties being experienced in placing Government contracts with firms in development districts; and if he...

  • Take-over Bids and Mergers (8 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade, in view of the recent big, mergers in industry, what steps he is taking to increase the power of the Monopolies Commission to control takeover bids and...

  • Cotton Yarn and Cloth (Imports) (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will give the figures for imports during 1967 of cotton yarn and cloth and indicate what action he intends to take to reduce the increasing rate of...

  • Industry (Questionnaires) (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade how many new types of questionnaire have been issued by his Department to industry since October, 1964; and what is the total number of questions asked...

  • Detergent Packets (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will intoduce legislation to define "small", "medium", "large", "giant", "family" and "king" as used on packets by detergent manufacturers; and if...

  • Banks and Discount Houses (Disclosure of Information) (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what conclusion he has reached as to whether certain classes of banks and discount companies should disclose more information in their accounts; whether...

  • Investment Grants Scheme (9 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what investigations his Department made before introducing the investment grants scheme of the number of man hours likely to be spent by industry on...

  • Aluminium Smelter Works (Location) (11 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will make a further statement on the location of an aluminium smelter works in the Northern Region.

  • Advance Factory, Sunderland (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will make a further statement on the advance factory in Sunderland which at present is unoccupied.

  • Shipowners (Investment Grants) (19 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what is the amount of investment grants that have been committed or paid to United Kingdom subsidiaries of foreign shipowners in respect of ships built...

  • Anti-Dumping Procedures (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade when the Government intends to implement the anti-dumping procedures agreed in the Kennedy Round negotiations.

  • Insurance (Statistics) (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what steps he has taken to fill the statistical deficiencies relating to the insurance industry portfolio investment, the foreign earnings of life...