HC Deb 27 April 1938 vol 335 c112
2. Mr. Day

asked the Prime Minister whether he will consider making free all passport visas to persons who propose visiting the United Kingdom solely for business reasons?

The Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (Mr. Butler)

No, Sir. It would be impossible to endeavour to define what the hon. Member describes as "business reasons."

Mr. Day

Is the hon. Gentleman aware that business people visiting this country find these visas a great source of irritation?

Mr. Butler

I am aware of that, but I am also aware that there is the difficulty which I have mentioned.

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