Oral Answers to Questions — Germany (British Investors).

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 14th December 1933.

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Photo of Mr Bertram Falle Mr Bertram Falle , Portsmouth North


asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether his attention has been drawn to the forcing of Konversionskasse scrip upon British investors in respect of the defaulted obligations of German public authorities; and what steps the British Government proposes to take to protest against the preferential treatment of scrip accorded to Switzerland and Holland to the detriment of British subjects, while there is a remedy available in the Anglo-German trade balance and also in the use of an Anglo-German clearing-house system for imports and exports?