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Gibraltar (Nylon Stocking Exports)

Volume 480: debated on Wednesday 15 November 1950

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will make a statement on the efforts which he has made, at the request of the President of the Board of Trade, to bring to an end the practice of re-importing to this country nylon stockings previously exported from the United Kingdom to Gibraltar.

The Governor of Gibraltar has, at the request of my right hon. Friend, brought to the attention of the Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce the conditions under which gifts addressed from abroad to individuals in the United Kingdom may be imported, and the Chamber of Commerce has informed its members.