HC Deb 15 November 1920 vol 134 cc1537-8W

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether a prospectus of the British Dyestuffs Corporation, Limited, was issued on 18th July, 1919; whether that prospectus contained unusual inducements to the investing public; whether these inducements were in the nature of a Government guarantee; if so, what was that guarantee; if part of the said guarantee included a Government proclamation; if so, what was the proclamation; whether the Government appointed a director on the board; if so, for what purpose: what amount of money was subscribed for the issue; whether the terms of the prospectus have been carried out; if not, if subscribers are to receive compensation for the breach thereof; if the prospectus contained a statement by him as of 15th May; and whether the promises contained in that statement have been fulfilled?


I would refer my hon. Friend to the answers given on the subject by the Prime Minister, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade, and myself, on the 11th, 10th and 1st November respectively. I am sending him copies of these answers.

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