HC Deb 16 March 1922 vol 151 cc2371-2
79. Captain BENN

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether the Government, in accordance with the recommendations of the Statutory Committee, has yet decided to make an Order, under Part II of the Safeguarding of Industries Act, imposing a duty on fabric gloves?

The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the BOARD of TRADE (Sir W. Mitchell-Thomson)

I would refer the hon. and gallant Member to the reply given yesterday to the hon. Member for Maldon.

Captain BENN

Can the hon. Baronet say when the Government will be likely to arrive at some decision on this matter?


I answered a similar question yesterday, and in the interval between yesterday and to-day I am not able to answer anything further.

Captain BENN

I beg to give notice that I will raise this question on the Motion for the Adjournment on Monday next.

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