§ 14. Mr. Wingfield Digby
asked the President of the Board of Trade what representations he has received from the shipping industry as to the need for better credit terms when they order from British shipyards, to remove the present advantages of their competitors who order here.
§ Mr. Wingfield Digby
Is the President aware that there is continuing feeling about this matter? Will he look again at the paragraph of the Geddes Report which deals with this matter, bearing in mind that the need has, perhaps, become more urgent since that Report was published?
§ Mr. Rankin
Will my right hon. Friend do this with speed? Is he aware that the British shipbuilding industry is in one of the worst declines that it has experienced? Does he realise that quick action is now needed?