Orders of the Day — Multilateral Trade Negotiations

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29th June 1979.

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Photo of Mr Bob Cryer Mr Bob Cryer , Keighley 12:00 am, 29th June 1979

Was the question of selectivity in any way linked to the social conditions that prevail in some of the countries that produce the exports that affect our position in this country? Did the negotiations involve discussions of a social clause, so that selectivity could be used against a country where there was clear exploitation of workers to the disadvantage of workers in this country?