Military Tanks (Exports).

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office. – in the House of Commons on 28th February 1929.

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Photo of Mr Cecil Wilson Mr Cecil Wilson , Sheffield, Attercliffe

61.

asked the President of the Board of Trade how many military tanks have been exported, and to what countries, during 1925, 1926, 1927 and 1928?

Photo of Commodore Henry King Commodore Henry King , Paddington South

I regret that my right hon. Friend is not able to furnish this information.

Photo of Mr Cecil Wilson Mr Cecil Wilson , Sheffield, Attercliffe

Is it not possible to obtain this information?

Photo of Commodore Henry King Commodore Henry King , Paddington South

I think it is unobtainable. There is no separate heading for it.

Photo of Mr Albert Alexander Mr Albert Alexander , Sheffield, Hillsborough

Is it not the case that military accoutrements can be exported only under licence; and has not the Board of Trade full particulars?

Photo of Commodore Henry King Commodore Henry King , Paddington South

I think the hon. Member had better put a question down.

Photo of Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy , Kingston upon Hull Central

May I have an answer to my question? Has the War Office not got these figures?