§ Sir N. GRATTAN-DOYLE
asked the President of the Board of Trade what has been the course of the export trade from this country in pottery, lace, and gloves, month by month, since the lapse of the Safeguarding Duties?
§ Mr. W. R. SMITH
The Safeguarding Duty on china and translucent pottery was imposed on the 19th April, 1927, for a period of five years, and is still in operation. The duty on lace lapsed on the 30th June, 1930; and the duty on leather and cotton fabric gloves on the 21st December, 1930. The domestic exports from the United Kingdom of (1) lace and embroidery on net or dissoluble fabric and (2) leather gloves and cotton fabric gloves, registered during each calendar month since the respective duty lapsed, were as follow: