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Minister's Letter: Verification

Volume 413: debated on Wednesday 22 October 1980

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asked Her Majesty's Government:How they were able to state in a letter dated 2nd September, 1980 from the Minister of State, Mr. Leon Brittan, in respect of a person whose Home Office reference number is S.396393/2(S)

"that the National Westminster Bank were refusing to honour his cheques".

Documents held by the passenger and examined under the power contained in paragraph 4 of Schedule 2 to the Immigration Act 1971 indicated that the bank in question was not accepting cheques drawn on the passenger's account.