HC Deb 18 March 1936 vol 310 cc435-6
65. Mr. A. REED

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that Signor Alberto Hueyo is undertaking a financial mission to Britain with the approval of the Argentine Government; and will he take steps to insist, before Treasury sanction is given to any further loans to that country, that some satisfactory arrangement is made on behalf of British investors in respect of previous loans?


I am informed that the gentleman referred to is not undertaking any official mission, but is coming to this country on private business. As regards the latter part of the question, I should perhaps remind my hon. Friend that the external public debt of the Argentine Government has been fully met. As regards toe position of other Argentine securities I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply given by the Parliamentary Secretary for the Department of Overseas Trade to the hon. Member for Lincoln (Mr. Liddall) on 2nd March.

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