§ MR. W. FIELD (Dublin, St. Patrick)
I beg to ask the Financial Secretary to the War Office whether he can state what, decision has been arrived at by the inquiry held about foreign supplies to troops in Ireland; and whether he can give a copy of the Report to the Irish Cattle Traders' and Stockowners' Association?
THE FINANCIAL SECRETARY TO THE WAR OFFICE (Mr. POWELL-WILLIAMS,) Birmingham, S.
I have already stated that I shall submit my remarks upon this subject when the Estimate for the War (Mice is under consideration. The Report referred to is for departmental use only, and cannot be given to the Irish Cattle Traders' and Stockowners' Association; but I shall be happy is to afford the Association any information in my possession on this subject.
MR. PATRICK O'BRIEN
asked whether the right hon. Gentleman would not give the House then an outline of what he proposed to say later in the evening. [Laughter.]