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Foreign Currency (Application)

Volume 462: debated on Thursday 3 March 1949

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50.

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer why Mr. Moss, Chief Secretary of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and Mr. Rogers, Chief Inspector of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, were refused currency early this year to enable them to visit slaughterhouses in Belgium and examine conditions under which British horses are exported.

The application was considered in the ordinary way by the Exchange Control authorities who did not consider that the circumstances were such as to justify the provision of foreign exchange for the purpose.