THE MASTER OF ELIBANK (Edinburgh, Midlothian)
To ask the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether, in view of the recent successful competition in Canada of British made locomotives, he will request the High Commissioner for Canada to obtain detailed particular's of the tenders and contracts in question.
(Answered by Mr. Secretary Chamberlain.) As I stated in reply to a Question in the House on Tuesday, † the locomotives were purchased by the Canadian Pacific Railway, not by the Canadian Government, and I have no claim whatever to ask them to disclose the particulars desired. It is, of course, open to the hon. Member to ask the Canadian Pacific Railway direct for the information he requires.