HC Deb 26 April 1887 vol 314 c11
MR. MONTAGU (Tower Hamlets, Whitechapel)

asked the Secretary to the Board of Trade, Under what authority, and on what precedents, advertisements are now inserted in The Board of Trade Journal, in competition with private enterprize?

THE SECRETARY (Baron HENRY DE WORMS) (Liverpool, East Toxteth)

The arrangement for inserting advertisements in The Board of Trade Journal was, as is usual, made by the Stationery Office by the authority of the Treasury, and in this case with the concurrence of the Board of Trade. The Board of Trade are informed that there are precedents for inserting advertisements in publications issued by the Government.