Confiscated British Property.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland. – in the House of Commons am ar 7 Mai 1923.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Mr Ronald McNeill Mr Ronald McNeill , Canterbury

The answer to the first and third parts of the question is in the affirmative. I have no doubt the confiscation of the Russian oilfields has had serious consequences for the shareholders. In reply to the fourth part of the question, I would refer the hon. Member to the published Report of the Conferences at Genoa and The Hague. His Majesty's Government have no power to prevent the sale in this country of goods appropriated by the Soviet Government, and recognised as their property by the English Courts.