HC Deb 27 November 1972 vol 847 cc11-2W
Mr. James Lamond

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many marking orders have been made to date to ensure that imported textiles are marked with the country of origin.

Sir G. Howe

None, but the Trade Descriptions Act 1972—which comes into force on 29th December—will require any United Kingdom name or mark applied to imported textiles to be accompanied by a conspicuous indication of the country of origin.

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