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Ussr-United Kingdom (Trade)

Volume 984: debated on Tuesday 6 May 1980

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asked the Prime Minister what is her policy on trade with the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; and what discussions she has had with manufacturers' associations regarding such trade.

As my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Trade informed the House on 4 February, the Government believe that trade should continue where this is genuinely in the interest of both countries. We continue ready to act with our allies against trade which is not in our interest. My right hon. Friend maintains contact with organisations concerned with trade with the Soviet Union.