Russian Oil Purchases.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons on 27th July 1927.

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asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether the oil purchased by the Shell Transport and Trading Company, Limited, from, the Soviet Government at the request of His Majesty's Government was sold by the company to His Majesty's Government; and, if so, what amount was paid for this oil by His Majesty's Government to the Shell Transport and Trading Company, or, alternatively, whether His Majesty's Government paid the company a buying commission?