HC Deb 20 March 1951 vol 485 c2294
47. Colonel J. R. H. Hutchison

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps he proposes to take, in view of the approach of the tourist season, to simplify the purchase of goods in shops by visitors from abroad.

Mr. Gaitskell

I would refer the hon. and gallant Member to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Govan (Mr. Browne) on 13th February.

Colonel Hutchison

What has happened to the schemes, thought out by the Dollar Exports Board and by trade and other organisations of that kind for simplifying the purchase of goods in shops by foreigners visiting this country? Have these schemes been forgotten or are they still being considered?

Mr. Gaitskell

This matter is still under consideration and I hope to be able to make a statement in two or three week's time.

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