HC Deb 03 July 1932 vol 156 c10
22. Dr. MURRAY

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether any consultations have taken place between his Department and His Majesty's Board of Customs with regard to the practicability of collecting the duties set out in the Draft Order made under Part II of the Safeguarding of Industries Act; whether His Majesty's Board of Customs has had an opportunity of expressing an opinion upon the glassware details of the Schedule in question; and whether he has considered the desirability of calling into conference upon this question representatives of those who are specially familiar with the details of these commodities and who at present regard the proposed duties as quite unworkable?


The answer to the first two parts of the question is in the affirmative. As at present advised I see no reason for adopting the suggestion in the last part of the question, nor am I aware to what particular interests the hon. Member refers.