HC Deb 15 July 1924 vol 176 c228W

asked the President of the Board of Trade the nature of essential raw material for any British industries which the British Empire cannot produce, and cannot hope to produce, within reasonable time for the requirements of our trade?


This matter is not one which can be dealt with adequately within the limits of a Parliamentary question and answer. The hon. Member will, however, find a considerable amount of information on the subject in Appendix I to the Report of the Dominions Royal Commission (Cd. 8462 of 1917) and in the "Memorandum and Tables relating to the Food and Raw Material Requirements of the United Kingdom," issued by the same Commission (Cd. 8123 of 1915).

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