HC Deb 25 June 1959 vol 607 c150W
52. Mr. Blenkinsop

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will reconsider the question of granting long-term credits to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics for orders placed in Great Britain, in view of facilities offered in West Germany in connection with shipbuilding orders placed there.

Mr. Vaughan-Morgan

No; the Anglo-Soviet Trade Agreement was based on the clear understanding that normal E.C.G.D. facilities would be adequate for the expansion of trade.

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