HC Deb 01 April 1957 vol 568 cc26-7
39. Mr. E. Fletcher

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will now remove the existing restrictions on trade with China.

Mr. Selwyn Lloyd

No, Sir, but I hope to deal with this topic further in today's debate.

Mr. Fletcher

Is the Secretary of State aware that there is a very widespread demand in the interests of British trade for the removal of these restrictions, and can he tell us of any reason other than American insistence upon them why these restrictions should not now be removed?

Mr. Lloyd

As I have said, I hope to deal with this matter later in the day.

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