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Film Industry

Volume 889: debated on Monday 24 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade (1) whether officials of the European Commission have challenged aids to the British film industry; and, if so, what action was taken in the negotiations to safeguard the position;(2) whether he is satisfied that, following the negotiations in Dublin, aids to the British film industries cannot be challenged by the Commission in any respect under the treaties, or by any person before the European Court.

each of the last three years, expressed in money terms and as percentage increases, between 1971 and 1974.

Following is the information:course, ready to consider any further application by the British industry supported by the usual information needed in these cases.