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Manchester Chambers Of Commerce

Volume 236: debated on Tuesday 4 March 1930

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, in view of the fact that the letter written to him by the president of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce, dated 24th December, 1929, had concern with the treatment of stocks and had nothing to do with the question of retention or repeal of the silk and artificial silk duties, and in view of the January resolution of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce which stated that the fear of disturbance of the existing duties was hampering progress and development of the trades concerned, he will reconsider his refusal to make an early pronouncement on the subject?