HC Deb 22 November 1920 vol 135 c25
40. Mr. MYERS

asked the Prime Minister which foreign Government has placed an order with a Renfrew firm for a large number of gas shells, reported to be 3,000,000, and for which campaign these shells are required; whether orders for armaments and munitions can be placed in this country by foreign Governments and executed without the sanction of the British Government; and whether it is proposed to allow this contract to be carried out in this country, in view of the decision of the Council of the League of Nations that the Council could not legitimise the use of poison gas and must seek means to prevent its manufacture.


His Majesty's Government have no knowledge of the order referred to.

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