HC Deb 22 November 1939 vol 353 c1236W
Mr. Emery

asked the Secretary of State for Air whether he will take steps to secure that cigarettes and tobacco sent from this country to British troops in Iraq are admitted free of duty?

Sir K. Wood

The exemption from Customs duties of articles imported into Iraq is regulated by treaty, and it is not considered that representations for special treatment in respect of troops serving in that country could, in present circumstances, be justified.