HC Deb 17 February 1908 vol 184 c436
MR. T. DAVIES (Fulham)

I beg to ask the President of the Board of Trade whether he can state the number of British-born and the number of foreigners engaged on British ships in 1897, 1903, and 1907 respectively.


The figures for the year 1907 are not vet available, but those for 1897, 1903, and 1906 are as follows:—

As I have stated in reply to previous Questions, this matter will receive consideration when the question of local taxation is dealt with by the Government. I could not promise to introduce legislation with regard to it during the present session.