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Ec (Footwear And Leather)

Volume 84: debated on Wednesday 30 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what discussions there have been in the negotiations for the entry of Spain and Portugal into the EEC regarding the footwear and leather industries.

During the accession negotiations there were extensive discussions on the arrangements governing trade with Spain and Portugal in industrial products from 1 January 1986. A substantial part of these were concerned with the arrangements for footwear and leather products. The British footwear and leather industry was consulted throughout.