HC Deb 29 April 1907 vol 173 cc498-9
MR. HADDOCK (Lancashire, North Lonsdale)

To ask the First Commis- sioner of Works why the firm now redecorating the reading room of the British Museum has been required to specify that the gold-leaf to be employed shall be of British manufacture.

(Answered by Mr. Harcourt.) Because it was supposed to be of more lasting quality.