HC Deb 10 November 1980 vol 992 cc23-4W
Mr. Carter-Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will take powers to prevent the import of automotive batteries in view of the present difficulties of the home industry.

Mr. Parkinson

I am aware of the difficulties facing the industry. These cannot, however, be laid at the door of imports which, in the first nine months of the year, were some 50 per cent. lower than in the same period last year.

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