HC Deb 22 November 1888 vol 330 cc1813-4
MR. LAFONE (Southwark, Bermondsey)

asked the Secretary of State for War, What number of Army boots were tendered for inspection at Pimlico in January and February last, and in September and October, by each contractor, and the results in each period in passed and 10 per cent reductions, and final rejections?

THE SECRETARY OF STATE (Mr. E. STANHOPE) (Lincolnshire, Horncastle)

, in reply, said, he had no objection to give the numerical result of these inspections if his hon. Friend would move for a Return; but he could not undertake to give the names of the contractors.