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Foreign Shipping Bounties

Volume 92: debated on Monday 1 April 1901

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I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether his Department have any detailed information as to the bounties or subsidies paid by the German and French Governments to the chief shipping lines; and, if not, whether he will obtain the same and permit a Return to be printed.


Yes; information is being collected as regards France, Germany, and other countries. As soon as it is complete, Papers will be presented to Parliament.