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Oral Answers to Questions — Russia. – in the House of Commons on 2nd June 1931.

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Photo of Mr Carlyon Bellairs Mr Carlyon Bellairs , Maidstone

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asked the Prime Minister whether the report of the committee of the Anti-Slavery and Howard Societies on forced labour in Russia has been considered by the Cabinet; what action it is proposed to take; and whether a day will be given for discussion, in. view of the large and increasing quantity of imports coming to this country from Soviet Russia?

Mr. A. HENDERSON:

The reply to the first and third parts of the question is in the negative. As regards to the second part, His Majesty's Government do not propose to take any action in connection with the report.

Photo of Mr Carlyon Bellairs Mr Carlyon Bellairs , Maidstone

Do the Cabinet intend to consider the report when it is received?

Mr. HENDERSON:

I have already answered that part of the question.