HC Deb 09 July 1919 vol 117 cc1849-50W

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, on 7th March last, the Government announced that all import restrictions upon goods entering the United Kingdom from the Overseas Dominions were removed from that date,


I am not aware of the precise circumstances which the hon. Gentleman has in mind, but I may point out that it would lead to congestion and be contrary to the general interest if railway companies were obliged to load traffic for destinations where, under the conditions prevailing, it would not be dealt with.