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Antwerp Exhibition

Volume 236: debated on Monday 17 March 1930

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asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether he can make any statement regarding the British section of the Antwerp Exhibition; and whether any decision has yet been reached as to the date of the official opening of this Exhibition?

The British section at the Antwerp Exhibition is in an advanced state of preparation, the buildings are finished and the decoration and internal fitments are in process of completion. With regard to the second part of the question, according to present arrangements the exhibition will be opened on 26th April by His Majesty the King of the Belgians.

Is the hon. Gentleman in a position to say yet, if the British pavilion will be fully occupied?