HC Deb 26 October 1916 vol 86 c1303

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is aware of the desire among the mercantile community of this country that the new trade bank proposed by Lord Faringdon's Committee, which was appointed to investigate the question of financial facilities for trade, should be set up at the earliest possible moment so that preparations may be made for after-war trade; and will he, at an early date, take steps to carry this into effect?


I am aware of the desire referred to, and I hope that active steps will be taken to set up the suggested organisation.

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