§ MR. JOHN MORLEY (Montrose Burghs)
To ask the Secretary of State†The expenditure during 1904–5 on the Military Works Loan cannot at present be estimated.‡The figures in the first column from 1901–02 onwards include expenditure under the "Mowatt" programme for Reserves of Stores, &c.51 for the Colonies whether he has had any information as to a meeting of natives in the Transvaal, said to have been held early in February last, at which strong opposition was displayed to the Ordinance for the importation of Chinese labour.
(Answered by Mr. Secretary Lyttelton.) I have received no information as to this meeting, but if the right hon. Gentleman will furnish me with particulars I will telegraph inquiries.