Mr. TEMPLE MORRIS
asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been called to the pending suspension of the service of Empire ships between Australia and New Zealand and San Francisco; and whether, in view of the growing competition between the British liner trade and the liner trade of foreign countries, he proposes to investigate the causes with a view to adopting remedial measures?
§ Dr. BURGIN
I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer which was given on 1981W the 17th December to questions on this subject by the hon. Members for South-West Bethnal Green (Sir P. Harris) and Sunderland (Mr. Storey).