HC Deb 05 March 1908 vol 185 cc847-8
Mr. W. F. D. SMITH (Strand, Westminster)

To ask the President of the Board of Trade whether he has received from the Fruit and Potato Trades Association a request for representation on the Railway Conference; and whether he can state if a representative of those trades will be asked to attend the Conference.

(Answered by Mr. Lloyd-George.) The association referred to, as well as a large number of other bodies, has asked to be represented on the Conference. The question of the representation of traders and agriculturists on the various subcommittees is at present under consideration.