HC Deb 21 November 1979 vol 974 cc221-2W
Mrs. Fenner

asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will, in view of the

half year since 1970; anod what was the ratio of United States export prices to those of other countries.

Mr. Nott

The following is the information on value and volume changes. Information on United States export prices relative to those of other countries is not readily available.

brutal slaughtering methods used, ban the importation of seal-skin and of products made from skins of hood and harp seals.

Mr. Tebbit

No. The Government's position on this matter was made clear by my hon. Friend the Minister for Trade on 12 June 1979.—[Vol. 968, c. 189–90.] We do not believe that such a ban would serve the purpose claimed for it.

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