British Shipping (Assistance) Act 1935

The British Shipping (Assistance) Act 1935 was an Act of Parliament which subsidized the British shipping industry during the Great Depression.[1] £10,000,000 was given to allow the building or modernization of tramp markets.[2]

British Shipping (Assistance) Act 1935
Royal assent26 February 1935


  1. "British Shipping (Assistance) Act (1935)". Making Britain. Open University. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  2. Morton, Walter, British finance, 1930-1940 , ISBN 0-405-11242-4, p225
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