HC Deb 01 May 1923 vol 163 cc1171-2
57. Colonel Sir CHARLES BURN

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is prepared to take steps to assist, by arbitration or otherwise, those citizens of Great Britain who, before the War, invested money in Hungarian bonds which became repayable in 1916?

Viscount WOLMER

I have been asked to reply. Yes, Sir. A test case has been presented to the Anglo-Hungarian Mixed Arbitral Tribunal by the Administrator of Hungarian Property.


Has not the time arrived when some pressure should be put on the Hungarian Government to repay money owing for some considerable time, seeing that we have given our Continental debtors ample time in which to repay us?

Viscount WOLMER

This is a matter that has to be brought before the tribunal.

to the Commissioners and, subject to the charges thereon, is applicable in accordance with the provisions of Section 67 of the Act 3 and 4 Vic. ch. 113 to making increased provision for clergy of the Church of England.

As the answer to the second part of the question is rather long, I propose to circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:


Will it be brought forward without delay?

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