§ 34. Mr. GEORGE FABER
asked the Home Secretary whether the Dresdner Bank in London is being wound-up by the Government; whether any German or Austrian enemy aliens and, if so, how many have been employed there since the winding-up began; and whether any are employed there now?
The London branch of the Dresdner bank is allowed to continue under the supervision of Sir William Plender in order to windup certain business. On the 13th August, 1914, there were twenty-three alien enemies employed at the bank; by the 26th of June last the number had been reduced to four. Only one alien enemy is now employed there, and probably it will be possible in a short time to dispense with his services.
Of the four that were employed a few weeks ago two have been interned, one is still allowed to remain for the time being, whilst the case of the fourth is under consideration.