§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Trade what representations he has received concerning the increased volume of imports of washing machines; and what steps he proposes to take to overcome the problems created by this trend.
§ Mr. Deakins
My right hon. Friend has received several representations drawing attention to the effects of imports of washing machines and suggesting the possibility of introducing some form of import controls. On the question of import controls I have nothing to add to the answer my right hon. Friend gave to the hon. Member for Merioneth (Mr. Thomas) on 19th December.—[Vol. 901 c.896]