§ 53. Mr. J. H. Osborn
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many applications he has now received for renewal of marking orders relating to country of origin under the Trade Descriptions Act; how many are under consideration; how many decisions he has given; and what has been the nature of these decisions.
§ Sir J. Eden
I have received 15 applications, of which eight are still under consideration and seven have been rejected. Others have been made to my 11W right hon. Friend the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
§ Mr. J. H. Osborn
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list in the OFFICIAL REPORT the trade associations, industries, and products for which he has received applications for marking orders relating to country of origin under the Trade
APPLICATIONS TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR TRADE AND INDUSTRY FOR NEW ORIGIN MARKING ORDERS TO REPLACE EXISTING ORDERS IN COUNCIL (i) Applications rejected because origin was unlikely to provide a reliable indication of characteristics Applicants Goods Furnishing Fabric Manufacturers' Association … … Furnishing Fabrics British Toy Manufacturers' Association … … Toys British Brush Manufacturers' Association … … Brushes British Footwear Manufacturers' Federation … … Footwear The British Clock and Watch Manufacturers' Association … … Clocks and Watches U.K. Cutlery and Silverware Manufacturers' Association … … Cutlery The Shirt Collar and Tie Manufacturers' Association Ltd. … … Shirts and Pyjamas (ii) Applications under consideration The Knitting Industries' Federation Ltd. … … Knitted Goods The Gun Trade Association Ltd. … … Firearms Imperial Metal Industries Ltd. … … Sporting Cartridge Cases Federation of British Hand Tool Manufacturers … … Hand Tools British Pottery Manufacturers' Federation … … Domestic Pottery Council of British Ceramic Sanitary Ware Manufacturers … … Ceramic Sanitary Ware British Ceramic Tile Council … … Glazed Tiles Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Electrical Appliances … … Electrical Appliances