§ 45. Mr. BLACK
asked the Prime Minister whether, in response to the friendly representations of the United States Government, he proposes to take steps to put a stop to the sending from the United Kingdom of liquors which ultimately reach, although they are prohibited from sale in, the United States?
§ The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for FOREIGN AFFAIRS (Mr. Ponsonby)
The possibility of taking measures to put a stop to the sending from the United Kingdom of liquors which ultimately reach 1888 the United States is still under consideration, the difficulty being to frame measures which will not hamper legitimate trade.
§ Sir A. BENN
May I ask the hon. Gentleman whether America has really asked us to assist them in enforcing the law, and whether it is not the law of the United States that any citizen of the United States can send out of America munitions of war even to belligerents in war time?