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Wednesday, 4 May 1932

Mr GREGORY (SWAN, WESTERN AUSTRALIA) - .Has the Minister for Trade and Customs read the report in the Melbourne Argus of the sworn evidence before the Tariff Board regarding the huge importation of galvanized iron by Lysaghts prior- to an embargo on importations being imposed by the Scullin Government? In view of the fact, that the former Minister for Trade and Customs (Mr. Forde) assured this House that the embargo Avas essential to maintain employment in connexion with the Australian manufacture of galvanized iron, was he informed by his officials of the huge importations by Lysaghts?

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