§ MR. HERBERT SAMUEL
I beg to ask the Secretary to the Board of Trade if he will state approximately what is the usual difference between the cost of cabin and the cost of steerage passages from the port of Antwerp or Hamburg to Hull or London.
§ MR. BONAR LAW
The Board of Trade are informed that in the case of passages to London, the approximate difference between the cost of cabin and steerage passages from Antwerp is 11s., and from Hamburg 11s. 9d. In the case of passages to Hull, the difference in the rates from Antwerp is stated to be 7s. 6d., and from Hamburg 12s.