§ 67. Mr. HALES
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether his attention has been drawn to the extensive smuggling from the Continent into 2227 this country by the aid of aeroplanes of such goods as silks, drugs, cigars, perfumes, etc.; and whether he will take the necessary steps at an early date to prevent this evasion of the Customs duties?
§ The FINANCIAL SECRETARY to the TREASURY (Mr. Hore-Belisha)
I have no reason to think that smuggling by means of aeroplanes is carried out to any considerable extent; but all necessary steps are taken, as required, with a view to the prevention of smuggling by this and other methods.