HC Deb 05 March 1940 vol 358 cc191-2
41. Miss Wilkinson

asked the Minister of Economic Warfare whether seaborne trade between Spain and Italy is subject to any contraband control, and, if so, how far the control is effective?

Mr. Cross

The answer to the first part of the Question is in the affirmative. The waters between Spain and Italy are patrolled by the French Navy which maintains effective control there.

Mr. Cross

As the answer contains a table of figures, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

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