§ Mr. Shersby
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what representations he has received from the hon. Member for Uxbridge concerning unfair 255W competition in trade with Egypt resulting from subsidies provided by the United States of America via its bilateral aid programme; what response he has made; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Sainsbury
My Department has received representations about alleged unfair competition from the United States of America in connection with a business contract in Egypt. We are looking into these allegations as a matter of urgency and I will write to my hon. Friend as soon as possible.