§ 103. Mr. Woodburn
asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware of the increases of tariffs, and the imposition of quotas, on the import of woven woollen goods into the United States of America; and what representations he has made with a view to the lowering or removal of these barriers.162W
§ 104. Mr. Boardman
asked the President of the Board of Trade what representations have been made by Her Majesty's Government to the United States Government concerning the future import into America of British wool textiles; and what reply has been received.
§ 107. Mr. Hirst
asked the President of the Board of Trade, in view of the expressed intention of the United States Government to restrain wool textile imports, and the effect this will have on British exports, what representations he has made to the United States Government; and if he will make a statement.
§ 111. Mr. Rhodes
asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is aware of the danger to the British wool export trade implied in the United States President's promise to congressmen that he will consider imposing restraint on wool imports; and if he will make representations to the United States Government.
§ Mr. Green
There have been reports that the United States Administration is considering taking some action to limit imports of wool products into the U.S.A. Her Majesty's Government would view any such action with grave concern and Her Majesty's Ambassador in Washington has left the Administration in no doubt of our views.
112. Mr. J. T. Price
asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is aware that the exports of British wool textiles to the United States are being seriously diminished by the increase in tariffs from 25 per cent. to 38 per cent.; and if he will take action to protect British interests.