§ Mr. VIANT
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether His Majesty's Government has received any report from His Majesty's Minister in China on the order of the Hopei-Chahar Political Council making the Bank of Hopei the sole bank of issue in Hopei and Chahar; and what attitude on the matter is taken by His Majesty's Government?
§ Mr. EDEN
His Majesty's representative at Peking has reported the receipt of information to the effect that the Hopei-Chahar Political Council had on 23rd May issued an order designating the Hopei Provincial Bank the sole bank of issue for Hopei. This information has not as yet been officially confirmed.