§ Mr. Whitlock
asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will publish dates of application made by the British footwear manufacturing industry for antidumping duties, and the results of each application.
§ Mr. Parkinson
[pursuant to his reply, 20 March 1980, c. 272]: Since 1975, following applications for anti-dumping or countervailing action from the British footwear manufacturing industry three investigations—two anti-dumping and one countervailing—have been opened. Details of these are set out below:
the Community to be issued by the authorities of the country in which the vehicle is registered. Compliance with the directive would require a bilateral agreement, and the United Kingdom has for some years been endeavouring to conclude such an agreement with the Republic of Ireland. I am glad to say that negotiations are now complete and I hope that the agreement will be signed within the very near future, and be brought into force on 1 July. When it is in force, United Kingdom hauliers will obtain the necessary permits from the Department's international Road Freight Office in Newcastle-upon-Tyne or from the Department of the Environment (NI) as appropriate.