HC Deb 07 March 1940 vol 358 cc579-80W
Mr. Hammersley

asked the Financial. Secretary to the Treasury under what powers the Bank of England are requiring all currency loans secured by registered security to be repaid forthwith, out of the proceeds of the sale of securities not covered by the current vesting order?

Captain Crookshank

The Bank of England, in full accord with the Treasury, have made this request to the market in the exercise of their normal functions, and in the national interest.

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