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Textiles (Imports)

Volume 979: debated on Tuesday 26 February 1980

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asked the Chancellor I the Exchequer what legal action Her Majesty's Customs and Excise proposes to take against those firms which are receiving illegal textile imports from Hong Kong, as referred to by the hon. Member for Burnley, Official Report, 13 November 1979, c. 1199.

Her Majesty's Customs and Excise has investigated this alleged origin fraud and reports are now being considered. Proceedings will be instituted if appropriate.