§ 80. Mr. HAMMERSLEY (for Mr. CHORLTON)
asked the President of the Board of Trade what action he proposes to take with reference to the large increase in the imports of cotton textile and rayon goods into the countries of the Empire which seriously affect employment in Lancashire?
§ Lieut.-Colonel COLVILLE
I assume that my hon. Friend has in mind the question of Japanese competition, which is now under consideration by His Majesty's Government. I cannot at present add to the statements recently made on this subject.