HC Deb 16 December 1948 vol 459 cc198-9W
Sir W. Wakefield

asked the President of the Board of Trade how many meetings and at what intervals has the Advisory Panel on frustrated exports set up by the British Chamber of Commerce in co-operation with his Department held; from how many firms have applications been received; how many of such applications have been granted; and what is the average length of time between the receipt of the applications and a decision being made by this advisory panel.

Mr. H. Wilson

The advisory panel has been in daily session since early in July. Up to 15th December, 1,747 applications have been submitted. Of these 746 have been recommended for release, Two weeks is the approximate average time for a recommendation by the panel.