HC Deb 06 March 1940 vol 358 c365
25. Mr. Liddall

asked the Minister of Information whether he will take the necessary steps to supply all British importers and exporters with propaganda leaflets which may be enclosed with every business communication and package to neutral countries, the leaflets to be printed in the language of the country to which they are being sent, and the propaganda matter to be changed, say, every month?

The Minister of Information (Sir John Reith)

I am anxious to extend and develop the Ministry's commercial contacts in every possible way, and I gratefully acknowledge the readiness of business houses to co-operate. Something has already been done on the lines of my hon. Friend's suggestion.

Mr. Liddall

Can the Minister inform the House when this particular policy first came into operation?

Sir J. Reith

In September, but in a small way.

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