HC Deb 01 August 1935 vol 304 cc2850-1
52. Major PROCTER

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is now in a position to state what steps he has taken to prevent Japanese cotton cloth imported into Great Britain for printing purposes being exported to the Colonial Empire as British cloth and defeating the quota regulations?


I cannot yet add to the reply which I gave to my hon. and gallant Friend on this subject on 11th July.


Am I to understand that nothing has been done since I asked that question? The question is, "What steps have been taken?" Have any steps been taken?


Yes, Sir. The Secretary of State for the Colonies has been, and is, in communication with the Colonies on this subject.

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