HC Deb 08 March 1933 vol 275 cc1173-4
13. Mr. WILLS (forMr. HANNON)

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if his attention has been called to the representations made by the Imperial Association of Jamaica to the Governor of that Colony on 20th February list, urging the menace in the Jamaica market to British Empire-manufactured products owing to the increased volume of imports of cheap cotton piece goods, artificial silks, and rubber shoes from Japan; and if he contemplates any measures to safeguard inter-Imperial trade in Jamaica?


Yes, Sir. As my right hon. Friend the President of the Board of Trade has stated in reply. to several recent questions, the matter is under active consideration by His Majesty's Government.