§ MR. CHIOZZA MONEY
I beg to ask the President of the Board of Trade whether, in connection with the forthcoming Report on German commercial conditions, special attention will be given to the German national railway systems; and whether ho will cause to be prepared a section comparing the respective fares, 891 freight-charges, facilities, wages, casualties, direct and indirect profits, amps;c, of the British and Prussian railways.
§ MR. LLOYD-GEORGE
Information is being collected with respect to economic conditions in Germany, and also with regard to German railways. I trust that the results of the inquiry will throw light on several of the questions in which my hon. friend is interested.
§ * MR. CHIOZZA MONEY
Will the right hon. Gentleman see that the Report deals with the policy of the German Federal State and municipal governments in regard to the ownership of public utilities?
§ MR. HAROLD COX (Preston)
Will the right hon. Gentleman ascertain if the nationalisation of the German telegraphs has proved as complete a failure as it has been in this country?
§ [No Answer was returned.]