asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department, if he will state the post-war policy of his Department; and what steps he is taking to carry it out.
The Department of Overseas Trade is working in line with the general policy explained by my right hon. Friend on Monday, 15th October, in reply to the hon. Member for Evesham (Mr. De la Bère). I would also draw the attention of the hon. and gallant Member to the answerwhich I gave on Tuesday, 16th inst., to my hon. Friend, the Member for the Hallam Division of Sheffield (Mr. Jennings)..
:Will the Minister indicate when the Department is likely to make a statement on the matter outlined in the speech to which he has referred?
:We are working as hard as we can, and as soon as more goods are available we expect to work harder still.