HC Deb 12 June 1956 vol 554 c9W
12. Mr. Lewis

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will give details of the representations which he has received recently from Mr. Cyril Lord and others interested in the depression in the Lancashire cotton industry; and whether he will make a statement.

Mr. P. Thorneycroft

I do not think that the House would wish me to take up its time by giving details of documents which, as I understand, every Member has received. I would, however, point out to the House that imports of Japanese cloth are strictly limited by quota and that almost all of this Japanese cloth must be re-exported after processing.

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