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Rings And Trusts

Volume 155: debated on Tuesday 20 June 1922

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asked the Prime Minister whether he can ascertain and inform the House when the Committee investigating rings and trusts is likely to submit its Report?

I have been asked to reply. My hon. and gallant Friend appears to be under some misapprehension. There is no Committee, appointed by the Government, which is engaged on an inquiry of the kind mentioned.

We have had questions about this before, and it has been specifically stated that there is a Committee inquiring into rings and trusts.

I think the hon. and gallant Member is referring to the Profiteering Acts, which are not now in operation.