Oral Answers to Questions — Shanghai Municipal Pensioners.

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 3rd June 1942.

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Photo of Mr David Gammans Mr David Gammans , Hornsey

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether, in view of the fact that the British Government was prepared to pay the pensions of French civil servants in Madagascar, he is willing to reconsider his decision with regard to the pensioners of the Shanghai municipality; and to recommend that a loan be granted to the London agents of the municipality on the security of the present and future assets of the municipality, which will enable these pensions to British subjects to be paid?