HC Deb 17 November 1936 vol 317 cc1498-9
26. Mr. TOUCHE

asked the President of the Board of Trade the constitution and terms of reference of the Departmental Committee which is to consider the question of fraudulent share-pushing?


I am taking the necessary steps with a view to setting up this Committee, and I will make a further statement as soon as possible.


When it comes to drafting the terms of reference to the committee, will the right hon. Gentleman consider the desirability of making them wide enough to include the question whether a charter should or should not be granted to one or more leading stock exchanges?


The terms of reference ought certainly to be wide, but whether it would be prudent to make them as wide as all that I am not prepared to say at present.

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