HC Deb 27 November 1951 vol 494 cc125-6W
70. Mr. Burden

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will amend Part I of Statutory Instrument, 1951, No. 6, in the Rayon Schedule (W.R.I.) so as to indicate whether the utility mark may be affixed to pique provided the other stipulations laid down in the Schedule are observed.

Mr. H. Strauss

I am aware that difficulties have arisen in the interpretation of the technical details of this Order, and we are considering the question.

Mr. Hopkinson

The value of foodstuffs imported from Eastern Europe (excluding Finland and Yugoslavia) in 1950 was £31.6 million, and in the first nine months of this year £40.4 million; total imports during the same periods were £63.2 million and £67.1 million.

The details of these imports are as follow: