HC Deb 23 May 1950 vol 475 cc226-7W
56. Mr. Renton

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that passengers returning from Eire on round-trip excursions, arranged by the British Transport Commission, are being given specially favourable treatment by the Customs officials; and whether he will make a statement.

Sir S. Cripps

The hon. Member may have been misinformed. Far from being given specially favourable treatment these excursionists are regarded as not eligible, because of their short absence from this country, for the Customs concessions normally extended to returning travellers.

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