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Foreign Visitors (Tourist Cheques)

Volume 440: debated on Thursday 24 July 1947

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will consider the issue of tourist cheques to visitors from hard-currency countries, whereby they may purchase goods and services free of Purchase Tax and other restrictions.

No. This would lead to much additional administrative work, and I regret that I cannot see my way to adopt the hon. gembers's suggestion.