Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance. – in the House of Commons on 26th March 1942.
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asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he can now make a statement as to taking powers to refuse Excise whole-
sale licences to persons convicted of black-market or other criminal cases, in view of the recent Portsmouth case?
I am not yet in a position to make a statement.
Does not my right hon. and gallant Friend realise how very unsatisfactory is the position?
That is why the matter is being investigated, In due course I shall make a statement.
Can my right hon. and gallant Friend give the approximate date?
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