§ Mr. Nicholas Winterton
asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether his Department has made any assessment of the damage to the United Kingdom paper and board industry by granting to the United States of America further concessions in the paper and board sector in the current negotiations under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, Tokyo Round; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Les Huckfield
My Department has had the benefit of the industry's assessment on this matter, and is in close44W contact with the British Paper and Board Industry Federation. The industry's concern is fully appreciated, and is being taken into account in the continuing exchanges.