§ MR. HUNT (Shropshire, Ludlow)
To ask the Secretary of State for War if he will give Returns showing the amount of tinned meat bought for the Army from Foreign Countries and from our own Colonies, respectively, for the last seven years.
(Answered by Mr. Secretary Haldane.) The figures are as follows:—Preserved meat bought from 31st March, 1899, to date.
§ (Answered by Mr. Sinclair.) The district committee have petitioned the sheriff to have the burial ground at Balinakill closed by Order in Council. The case has been adjourned by the sheriff till the 17th May to allow of a new site being prepared. Sites have been selected, but have not yet been inspected by the local authority.