Bullion Shipments.

Oral Answers to Questions — China. – in the House of Commons on 27th July 1927.

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Photo of Mr Harry Day Mr Harry Day , Southwark Central

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he has received any information from the British representatives at Shanghai to the effect that the Customs at Shanghai, under the instructions from the Nanking Government, have refused permission to ship consignments of specie to other ports; and can he give full particulars?

Photo of Mr Austen Chamberlain Mr Austen Chamberlain , Birmingham West

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given to the hon. Member for West Willesden (Mr. Viant) on the 21st of July.

Photo of Mr Harry Day Mr Harry Day , Southwark Central

Can the right hon. Gentleman say whether his information shows that it is intended to place a virtual embargo on silver there?

Photo of Mr Austen Chamberlain Mr Austen Chamberlain , Birmingham West

The facts were stated by the Under-Secretary in a reply to which I ask the hon. Member to be good enough to refer.