Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:30 pm on 23rd November 1992.

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Photo of Mr Bowen Wells Mr Bowen Wells , Hertford and Stortford 3:30 pm, 23rd November 1992

Has it not been demonstrated in the House this afternoon that we are all in favour of free trade until it affects our particular interest or industry—whether it is coal, hill farming in Wales, farming, textiles or manufacturing industry that is protected in this country? In view of the prejudice that has been shown in the House, will there be any opportunity for third-world countries truly to take advantage of the GATT agreement?