HC Deb 23 July 1940 vol 363 c571
1. Captain Alan Graham

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he has yet made any arrangements for the registration of British landed and industrial or other property situated in German and Italy territory and thus liable to sequestration by these powers on the outbreak of hostilities?

The President of the Board of Trade (Sir Andrew Duncan)

Arrangements are being made for the registration of property in Germany and Italy belonging to persons of British nationality resident in the United Kingdom.

Mr. Robert Gibson

Can the Minister say what is the purpose of the registration?

Sir A. Duncan

To record the claims.