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Volume 155: debated on Wednesday 28 June 1922

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asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he has any information which would indicate that critics of the British Dyestuffs Act have been in consultation or negotiation with representatives of German dyestuffs interests with a view to devising means of securing the modification or repeal of the British Dyestuffs Act?

No doubt persons interested in the importation of German dyestuffs into this country have endeavoured to obtain from German makers price quotations which can be adduced as arguments for the modification of the Act, but I have no reason to think that this has been done to any great extent.