§ SIR W. J. COLLINS (St. Pancras, W.)
To ask the hon. Member for South Somerset, as representing the President of the Board of Agriculture what steps the Board have taken or propose to take with a view to carry out the recommendations of the Select Committee on the Hop Industry whereby the Board would furnish hop-growers in this country with information in regard to the industry 1242 in foreign countries, both as to improved methods of culture and as to the state of foreign markets.
(Answered by Sir Edward Strachey.) The Board have this matter under their careful consideration; but it is not possible as yet to make any statement on the subject.