HC Deb 27 July 1943 vol 391 c1405W
Mr. Pickthorn

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport whether discussions are in progress between His Majesty's Government and the Allied Governments about post-war shipping; and whether the British shipping industry has been, or is being, consulted?

Mr. Noel-Baker

No, Sir. My Noble Friend's consideration of the question of post-war shipping policy has not yet reached a stage at which consultation with Allied Governments would be useful. He has, however, had some informal discussion with the Council of British Shipping on the subject and has received several statements of their views.

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