HC Deb 07 December 1961 vol 650 cc179-80W
Mr. Woollam

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether Great Britain has yet decided to accept the short-term arrangements regarding international trade in cotton textiles agreed in Geneva in July.

Mr. Erroll

Yes. We shall notify the Executive Secretary of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade as soon as possible of our acceptance on behalf of the United Kingdom and the Colony of Hong Kong. Acceptance in respect of Hong Kong will be subject to certain understandings on the operation of these arrangements.