Travellers' Cheques, France

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12th July 1949.

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Photo of Sir Edward Keeling Sir Edward Keeling , Twickenham 12:00 am, 12th July 1949

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is aware of the difficulties experienced by British travellers in cashing travellers' cheques in France; and if he will make representations to the French Government with a view to a simplification of their exchange procedure.

Photo of Sir Stafford Cripps Sir Stafford Cripps , Bristol East

I do not think that the difficulties reported in the Press have been on a large scale or are persisting. Willingness to cash any particular traveller's cheque is a matter for the bank concerned and there is no reason to make representations to the French Government.