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European Economic Community

Volume 650: debated on Friday 1 December 1961

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asked the President of the Board of Trade what study he has made of the steps needed, in the event of the United Kingdom signing the Treaty of Rome, to prevent injury to the wattle industry of East and Central Africa from competition with quebracho extract exported by France and Italy.

The importance of the wattle industry of East and Central Africa is a factor which the Government will have very much in mind when examining with the E.E.C. countries the related problems of the Common External Tariff and the Commonwealth.