HC Deb 06 May 1936 vol 311 cc1709-10W

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he is aware that the Imperial Chemical Company, Birmingham, are despatching, dumdum bullets to the Abyssinian Emperor to be used by his troops; and if, as the use of these bullets has been previously condemned by the British Government, he will take steps to prevent this firm from sending such material to Abyssinia?


I wish to state in the most categorical manner that all allegations that British firms have exported explosive or illegal ammunition to the Abyssinian Government for military purposes are entirely unfounded.

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