§ 44. Mr. JOYNSON-HICKS
asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that the firm of C. Nestlé and Company, Ltd., is practically a German firm, 19,140 out of 20,000 shares being held by Charles Nessler and his family; whether the said Charles Nessler went to New York about eighteen months ago to escape internment; and what steps have been taken to wind up the company?
§ Mr. PRETYMAN
In accordance with the recommendation of the Advisory Committee the shares held by enemy subjects in C. Nestlé and Company, Ltd., which carry on a hairdressing business, have been vested in the Public Trustee in order that they may be sold to British subjects.