HC Deb 25 July 1939 vol 350 c1219
12. Mr. Day

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of the fact that he has now received the views from the various trade organisations he has consulted on the question of the advisability of amending the existing law relative to the clear marking of goods which are offered to the public for sale with a clear indication of their country of origin, he can state what action he now proposes to take?

Mr. Stanley

I would refer the hon. Member to the answer which I gave on 4th July to the hon. Member for Dumbarton Burghs (Mr. Kirkwood).

Mr. Day

Does the right hon. Gentleman not think it time that British subjects were made acquainted with the facts that merchandise and supplies sold in Great Britain came from aggressor countries?

Mr. Stanley

It is as a result of that that I gave the answer to the hon. Member for Dumbarton Burghs, to which I am now referring the hon. Member.

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