HC Deb 19 October 1915 vol 74 cc1608-9

asked if it is the policy of the Government not only to discourage imports but also to encourage exports, in order to stabilise the rate of foreign exchange; and, if so, what encouragement or assistance does the Government propose to offer to British exporters?


His Majesty's Government are anxious that the export trade of the country should be maintained so far as is compatible with the prosecution of the War. As regards the second part of the question, I should be glad to receive any suggestions which the hon. Member may have to make.