§ 2. Mr. DOUGLAS HACKING
asked the President of the Board of Trade 2 whether he is prepared to make a statement to the House in respect of the reorganisation of the iron and steel industry?
§ The PRESIDENT of the BOARD of TRADE (Mr. William Graham)
I would refer the right hon. Gentleman to the reply which was given on the 15th December to my hon. Friend the Member for Penistone (Mr. Rennie Smith). I am sending the right hon. Gentleman a copy of that reply, to which I have nothing at present to add.
§ 10. Rear-Admiral SUETER
asked the President of the Board of Trade the quantity of our imports of iron and steel and manufactures thereof from Belgium, Luxemburg and Czechoslovakia, during the last completed 12 months as compared with the quantity imported in 1924?
§ Mr. GRAHAM
The total quantity of iron and steel and manufactures thereof imported into Great Britain and Northern Ireland and registered during 1930 as consigned from Belgium was 1,687,000 tons, from Luxemburg 63,000 tons, and from Czechoslovakia 15,000 tons. The corresponding figures for 1924 were 1,210,000 tons, 212,000 tons and 11,000 tons, respectively.