§ 1. Sir JOHN LONSDALE
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he is now prepared to advise that all trading between British traders in the United Kingdom and China and German, Austro-Hungarian, or Turkish subjects, and firms commercially domiciled in China should be prohibited?
§ The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for FOREIGN AFFAIRS (Lord Robert Cecil)
His Majesty's Government have decided to prohibit trading with persons, of enemy nationality in China and certain other countries, and a Proclamation is about to be issued prohibiting such trade as from a date to be specified.
§ Sir J. LONSDALE
Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that certain eminent bankers are discounting bills from alien enemy firms in foreign Colonies?