§ Mr. DAY
asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department the number of refusals he has received from buyers following his Department's invitation to overseas buyers to attend the forthcoming British Industries Fair; and can he give particulars of in which countries these refusals have originated?
§ Mr. HACKING
My Department has only received 408 letters from overseas buyers, either definitely declining the invitation to attend the Fair or giving no indication of their intention to visit the Fair. These refusals come from 58 different countries.