HC Deb 08 April 1937 vol 322 cc343-4
51. Mr. Price

asked the Prime Minister whether he is aware that, in a recent speech in New York, the United States Secretary of State, Mr. Cordell Hull, called attention to the need for increased economic co-operation between the nations of the world as a guarantee of peace; and whether he will consider extending the scope of the agenda of the Imperial Conference next month to include this question?

The Prime Minister

The scope of the agenda of the Imperial Conference as already announced is, I think, sufficiently wide to admit the general discussion of this question if the Governments represented at the conference so desired.

Mr. Price

Is the Prime Minister aware that the Ottawa Agreements were one of the difficulties in the way referred to in the speech of Mr. Cordell Hull?