§ MR. CHANNING (Northamptonshire, E.)
To ask the hon. Member for South Somerset, as representing the President of the Board of Agriculture, whether the Board, with a view to making the necessary regulations in pursuance of Section 4 of the Fertilisers and Feeding Stuffs Bill at the earliest possible date will refer to a committee of experts the determination of the limits of error in respect of the warranties as to percentages to be stated in invoices under the Act, and the consideration of the varying conditions under which home manufactured and foreign imported fertilisers and feeding stuffs have to be placed on the market, both as regards the percentages which can be guaranteed and as regards the
§ (Answered by Mr. Edmund Robertson.) The following table gives the information desired by the hon. Member—
§ they laid down; on what date completed; and what time was occupied in building them.
§ (Answered by Mr. Edmund Robertson.) The following table gives the information (desired by the hon. Member—
§ time necessary for handling and for properly sampling these articles; and whether, in framing regulations as to sampling articles under the Act, the Board will make it clear that official samplers may take sample', by order of the local authority or the Board, in districts other than the county or borough for which they are appointed.
§ (Answered by Sir Edward Strachey.) Yes, it is the intention of my noble friend the President of the Board to appoint committees to consider and advise as to the regulations to be made by the Board in pursuance of the Fertilisers and Feeding Stuff's Bill. The suggestion made by my hon. friend in the concluding part of his Question will receive our careful consideration.