§ 45. Major the Marquess of TITCHFIELD
asked the Prime Minister whether, in the near future, he will give
§ tion with Russian trade: Austria, Germany, Italy, Czechoslovakia, Norway, Poland, Finland, Latvia and Japan.
§ Sir A. POWNALL
Has my hon. and gallant Friend any information as to whether facilities are given in regard to Russian trade?
96 and 97. Duchess of ATHOLL
asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) the quantity and value of the barley, oats, maize, cotton, plywood, linen piece-goods, and soap imported from the Soviet Union in 1931, to the latest date for which figures are available; and
(2) whether, in view of the recent large importations of barley, oats, maize, cotton, plywood, linen piece-goods, and soap from the Soviet Union, he will cause Russian imports of these commodities to be detailed separately from those of other countries in the monthly Trade and Navigation Returns?
The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the BOARD of TRADE (Mr. HoreBelisha)
As the answer involves a number of figures, I will, with the Noble Lady's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the answer:
§ Parliamentary time to debate the position in the brewing and the malting trades?475
§ The LORD PRESIDENT of the COUNCIL (Mr. Baldwin)
I am afraid that I cannot find special time for the discussion proposed, in view of the already heavy programme of business before the House.
Marquess of TITCHFIELD
Will the right hon. Gentleman bear constantly in mind the very serious position in these two trades?
§ Brigadier-General Sir HENRY CROFT
Is my right hon. Friend aware of the very real distress among the whole of the barley growers?