HC Deb 13 March 1941 vol 369 cc1413-4
40. Mr. Price

asked the Secretary to the Department of Overseas Trade the extent to which credits, made available by this country to the Government of China, have been used for purchases abroad during the last six months?

Mr. Harcourt Johnstone (Secretary, Overseas Trade Department)

No part of the credits so far made available by this country to China has been used for purchases abroad.

Mr. Price

Will the hon. Gentleman assure the House that everything that can be done is being done to assist the Chinese Republic in their great struggle?

Mr. Johnstone

Yes, Sir.