Mr. Stafford O'Brien
was desirous of asking two questions of the right hon. Gentleman the First Lord of the Treasury. First, at what period it was intended the duties on the importation of agricultural seeds were to cease? and next, whether clover seed was included among the seeds the duties on which were to be abolished?
§ Sir Robert Peel
replied, that clover seed was not mentioned in the new Tariff, nor was it intended to be included in it. With respect to the period at which the removal of the duties would take place on those seeds included in the Tariff, he had considered it advisable that it should be after sowing time, and in the course of the month of June.