HC Deb 28 March 1946 vol 421 c578
69. Mr. Douģlas Marshall

asked the Chancellor of the. Exchequer whether the agreement recently concluded between the International Bankers Committee and the Mexican Government concerning Mexican railway bonds, was negotiated with the full knowledge and approval of His Majesty's Government, and, in view of the fact that this agreement was criticised by the Council of Foreign Bondholders as inadequate for the British bondholders, what steps he proposes to take to safeguard their interests.

Mr. Dalton

The answer to the first part of the Question is in the negative. I am considering whether there is any' action which I can usefully take in this case.

Mr. Gallacher

Is not the Chancellor of the Exchequer aware that if the bondholders get anything they will get too much?

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