HC Deb 01 August 1935 vol 304 cc2871-2W

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that traders in different parts of England refuse to accept Scottish pound notes as legal tender, and in certain cases where they are accepted charge 6d. per pound as commission; and if he will introduce legislation with a view to securing that such notes are accepted as legal tender on similar terms to those issued by the Bank of England?


Notes of the Scottish banks of issue have never been legal tender in England and Wales nor, save during the War, in Scotland itself, and I see no reason for legislation on this subject.

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