Turkey.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons on 6th December 1938.

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Photo of Mr Frederick Bellenger Mr Frederick Bellenger , Bassetlaw

asked the President of the Board of Trade the sterling value of orders placed by Turkey under the Anglo - Turkish (Armaments Credit) Agreement Act; and whether such orders are being executed exclusively in the United Kingdom?

Photo of Hon. Oliver Stanley Hon. Oliver Stanley , Westmorland

I understand that discussions are proceeding in regard to orders to the value of approximately £6,000,000; and contracts will be concluded on the completion of these discussions. The orders will be placed in the United Kingdom and, so far as possible, all work will be carried out in this country.

Photo of Mr Robert Gibson Mr Robert Gibson , Greenock

Will the right hon. Gentleman see that shipments from Turkey are in British ships?