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Shipbuilding (Exports To Ussr)

Volume 526: debated on Wednesday 14 April 1954

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57.

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the tonnage limit of larger merchant vessels that can be supplied to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and to Poland.

The tonnage of individual ships is only one factor governing the export of shipping to the Soviet bloc. Each application has, therefore, to be considered on its merits.

58.

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what value of shipbuilding orders have been placed with British firms by the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics during the last 12 months.