MR. STANLEY WILSON (Yorkshire, E.R., Holderness)
I beg to ask the President of the Board of Trade whether the Government have yet received the-report of Mr. Matthews, as to the effects, of the recent encroachments by the sea in the south-east corner of the East Riding of Yorkshire; and whether the-Government intend to take any steps to prevent the recurrence of such encroachments during the approaching; autumn and winter.
§ THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF TRADE (Mr. LLOYD-GEORGE,) Carnarvon Boroughs
The Board of Trade have received the joint report from Captain Frederick, one of their professional advisors and Mr. Matthews, C.M.G., as to the encroachment by the sea at and near Kilnsea. The report is receiving, careful consideration, and I hope to be able to say shortly what conclusion has been arrived at.