§ MR. BENN
I beg to ask the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been directed to the proposed expenditure by the Belgian Government of some £6,000,000 to £8,000,000 upon the improvement of the Port of Antwerp; and, in the event of such expenditure, what proposals he has to make to similarly improve the port and retain the trade of London.
§ THE PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY TO THE BOARD OF TRADE (Mr. BONAR LAW,) Glasgow, Blackfriars
I am afraid I can add nothing to the† See Page 814.928 Answer to the supplemental Question put by the hon. Member on March 23rd,‡ namely, that the Government is not prepared to make any proposals this session.