§ 6. Sir Waldron Smithers
asked the President of the Board of Trade why, in view of notice to importers No. 218, dated 14th November, 1946, permission was refused to import dress material from France containing over 87 per cent. wool, particulars of which have been sent him.
§ Sir S. Cripps
The refusal in this case was due to a misunderstanding. The application has now been reconsidered, and an import licence has already been issued.
§ Sir W. Smithers
Are not these mistakes inevitable under State control? Why should not this material be classed as a raw issue, as it contained 87 per cent. of wool?