HC Deb 15 December 1936 vol 318 c2290W
Captain GRAHAM

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he will devise efficient means, either by insisting on a compulsory mark of origin or other effective method, to prevent the livelihood of Parkgate fishermen being impaired by the continued sale of Dutch and other foreign shrimps in this country as Park-gate shrimps?


It is an offence under the Merchandise Marks Acts to sell, or expose for sale, goods to which there is applied a false trade description as to the place or country of production. If my hon. and gallant Friend will send me full particulars of any case where an infringement of the Acts is believed to have occurred, I shall be glad to consider what action, if any, could be taken.

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