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Wrapping Paper

Volume 237: debated on Tuesday 25 March 1930

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware of the apprehension entertained with regard to the effects of any repeal of the duties on imported foreign wrapping paper; and mill he state what answer he has given to the petitions initiated and organised both by the em- ployés of various firms and by trade unions concerned which he has received that these duties should not be repealed?

I cannot trace the receipt of any petitions of the kind described.

Will the right hon. Gentleman send an answer if I supply him with the petitions this afternoon?

I do not think that that is the proper way. If the people who forward the petition send it to me, of course an acknowledgement will be made.