Tramp Shipping Subsidy.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons at on 25 May 1937.

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Photo of Mr Emanuel Shinwell Mr Emanuel Shinwell , Seaham

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether any part of the £2,000,000 set aside for assistance to tramp shipping in the current year has been expended?

Photo of Mr Walter Runciman Mr Walter Runciman , St Ives

No payments of subsidy for voyages or parts of voyages carried out in 1937 have been made. In this connection I would refer the hon. Member to paragraph 4 of the Memorandum on the Financial Resolution providing for the Continuance of the Tramp Shipping Subsidy (Cmd. 5357).