HC Deb 02 May 1963 vol 676 cc134-5W
42. Mr. Biggs-Davison

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether. having regard to the United Kingdom's favourable balance of trade with Australia, he will make a statement about the renewal of the trade agreement between the two countries.

44. Mr. Turton

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether it is the intention of Her Majesty's Government to renew the existing trade agreement with Australia; and whether he will invite the Australian Minister for Trade, when he comes to London this month, to negotiate a new agreement designed to expand trade between the two countries.

Mr. D. Price

My right hon. Friend will be holding preliminary discussions about the future of the Agreement with Mr. McEwen, the Australian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Trade, in London on 6th and 7th May.