Oral Answers to Questions — China.

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 4th June 1919.

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Photo of Mr Jeremiah MacVeagh Mr Jeremiah MacVeagh , Down South


asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will state what is the intention of the Foreign Office with regard to China; whether it is intended to create a monopoly for financial transactions excluding many important British firms established in China, thus again driving business into the hands of foreign firms by refusing to support those British merchants who are in a position to secure contracts but who are not in the combine?