HC Deb 20 December 1989 vol 164 c227W
Mr. Vaz

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he has received a copy of a letter dated 12 December sent from the British Footwear Manufacturers Federation to his right hon. Friend the Prime Minister; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

I have received a copy of the letter sent to my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister. The question of renewing the voluntary restraint arrangement (VRA) for imports of leather footwear from Poland is under consideration at present and a reply will be issued shortly.