HC Deb 16 November 1931 vol 259 c487
22. Major NATHAN

asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department the number of firms on the special register service on some convenient date in November, 1929, 1930, and 1931, respectively?


The numbers of firms on the Special Register on the 1st November, 1929, 1930, and 1931 were 2,588, 3,560, and 2,537 respectively.


In view of the facilities afforded by this Service and the necessity for including our exports, will the Minister take active steps to bring the advantage of the Service to the notice of exporters?


My hon. and gallant Friend's suggestion will be noted. Already steps are being taken to bring these facilities to the notice of exporters.