HC Deb 02 April 1957 vol 568 cc21-2W
37. Mr. Langford-Holt

asked the President of the Board of Trade by what amount, expressed as percentages, the total overseas trade and the total overseas trade with countries other than Commonwealth and Empire countries, has fallen in the last five years.

Mr. Walker-Smith

United Kingdom total overseas trade and total trade with foreign countries have not fallen; in 1956 compared with 1952 they rose by 16 and 21 per cent., respectively.