HC Deb 31 October 1939 vol 352 cc1774-5W
Sir J. Smedley Crooke

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will state what steps he proposes to take to refund the premium paid under Part 11 of the War Risks Insurance Act, 1939, on goods which are not now in the category of goods which have to be insured?

Major Lloyd George

The insurance companies and Lloyd's, who are acting as agents of the Board of Trade for the purposes of the commodity insurance scheme, have been instructed to refund on application any premiums paid in respect of goods which have been declared to be uninsurable by the War Risks Insurance (General Exceptions) Orders made by the Board of Trade on the 22nd September and 17th October, 1939, respectively.