HC Deb 02 February 1961 vol 633 c1158
1. Mr. Eden

asked the President of the Board of Trade what steps he is taking further to stimulate trade between Canada and the United Kingdom.

The President of the Board of Trade (Mr. Reginald Maudling)

With the help of the recently reconstituted Western Hemisphere Exports Council we are strengthening our export drive to Canada as to other markets. We welcome the expansion of Canada's exports to this country.

Mr. Eden

Is my right hon. Friend aware that Canada is also very anxious to welcome the expansion of British exports to Canada? Will he ensure that no obstacles at this end stand in the way of increasing British participation in the Canadian economy?

Mr. Maudling

I certainly do not know of such obstacles. If there are any, I will try to dispose of them.