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Anglo-Belgian Exhibition, Brussels

Volume 441: debated on Tuesday 29 July 1947

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asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of his refusal to be represented at the publicity conference in London preceding the Anglo-Belgian Exhibition in Brussels, he will state the attitude of the Government to the Exhibition, which is being promoted by the British Chamber of Commerce in Brussels.

I am afraid that the hon. Member is misinformed as to the promoters of this Exhibition. Where there is evidence that a reasonably representative display of United Kingdom industry has been arranged in any particular exhibition, the Government are always prepared to give such assistance as is within their power. Limited assistance has in fact been given in this case, as has been acknowledged by the promoters,