HC Deb 06 April 1955 vol 539 c94W
10. Mr. Blenkinsop

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation whether he is aware of the rapid increase in the registration of ships under the Panamanian and Liberian flags during the last two years and the consequential effect upon British shipping; and whether he will make a statement.

Mr. Boyd-Carpenter

Yes. The consequential effect on British shipping is increased competition.